Huge plant producing fakes busted in Bulacan

A huge plant that manufactures several counterfeit products enough for nationwide distribution was busted in Guiguinto, Bulacan Saturday.

Retired Colonel Neil Estrella, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service (CIIS) director, said that billions of pesos worth of counterfeit toiletries, medicines, shoes and cigarettes were seized during the raid inside the Richard Isagani Sandy (RIS) 5 Industrial Complex located in Tabang, Guiguinto.

Bureau of Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon said the plant was owned by certain William, Isagani, and Sandy. Their real identities were still being verified.

“We’re still conducting the inventory but upon discovering the fake products, we can say that they are  worth billions of pesos,” Estrella said in a phone interview.

Estrella also disclosed that the  plant was  not just an ordinary warehouse but “a super warehouse that has a big plant inside.”