Owner of London Wholesalers Found Guilty of All Charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court
In 2013 Surelock identified a number of wholesalers selling counterfeit music artists’ bags, which included amongst others The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, One Direction, Justin Bieber and Bob Marley. These premises were raided with officers from Hackney Trading Standards and large quantities of counterfeits were seized from two wholesalers,Tran Link Limited of 245, Hackney Road, London E2 and Angel Bags of 283, Hackney Road, London E2, both of which were owned by Mr Todien Tran.
On Monday 21 September 2015 Tran appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court and contested all the charges pleading not guilty. After a week’s trial he was found guilty of all charges and sentenced to a fine of £10,000 with £19,000 costs.