Charity to benefit from counterfeit goods

Police have been working with the Dumfries and Galloway Council to tackle the counterfeiting, and they are now donating hundreds of pounds worth of clothes confiscated to charity.

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Counterfeit goods 're-branded' for re-sale

Goods worth £30,000 were seized last year by Police Scotland Credit: ITV News Border

Thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit goods seized by Police Scotland have been given a new lease of life.

Items found in a van near Lockerbie last year, have been 're-branded' and given to charity.

Brands including UGG, Nike and Armani are among the labels forged Credit: ITV News Border

International labels like UGG, Nike and Armani were among the brands forged.

Their branding has now been replaced by the logo of the charity Planet Zero.

The items will be 're-branded' and sold in second hand charity shops Credit: ITV News Border

It's the first time, Dumfries and Galloway Trading Standards are handing over counterfeit items to a charity.

The clothes will either be sold second hand or given to homeless people, but only after they've been transformed.

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