Man arrested for selling suspected counterfeit respirators, including N95 masks

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A 34-year-old man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in online sales of suspected counterfeit respirators, said the police and the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) in a joint press release on Wednesday (Apr 21).

The man was arrested during an operation led by the Criminal Investigation Department, supported by HSA officers.

During the operation, more than 41,000 pieces of suspected trademark-infringing respirators with an estimated street value of more than S$201,000 were seized.

The items seized included N95 masks, said HSA.

Tests are currently being conducted on the seized respirators to ascertain if they are counterfeit.


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