Chinese businessman allegedly behind 10 million baht worth of fake auto parts in Thailand

Warehouse with fake auto parts, photo via Workpoint23 Facebook page.

A Chinese businessman allegedly ran a warehouse with counterfeit auto parts in Thailand.

Yesterday, police and officials seized about 200,000 counterfeit auto parts worth around 10 million baht in Thailand’s central Nakhon Pathom province. Local police, economic crime suppression police, and other officials raided a warehouse in the Nakhon Chaisi district.

The team arrested the building’s caretaker, 24 year old Sunthorn, who said he was hired by a Chinese businessman to take care of the items.

The team conducted the raid after an investigation found that the warehouse was being used to store the fake car and motorcycle parts for delivery to auto parts shops and garages. The goods were also being sold online at prices below-market prices, Bangkok Post reported.

According to officials, the seized goods were…

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