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Fake Ferrari and Lamborghini factory discovered in Brazil

Christian Fernsby |
Brazilian police discovered a fake Ferrari and Lamborghini luxury car factory in the municipality of Itajaí, southern state of Santa Catarina, the daily Rede Globo newspaper Jornal Nacional reported.

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'We have seized several chassis, molds, tools and fibers used in the clandestine manufacture of luxury vehicles in the neighborhood of Itaipava. The cars, of the Ferrari and Lamborghini brands, were assembled and sold through social networks, 'the Civil Police of Santa Catarina said on its website, cited by the newspaper.

The agents seized eight replicas of the luxury sports vehicles that were in the process of being assembled.

According to authorities, each copy was sold for values ​​ranging between 180 thousand and 250 thousand reais (about 43 thousand and 59 thousand euros), and the original models are sold in the Brazilian market for securities between 1.5 million and three million reals (350 thousand and 710 thousand euros). and the original models are sold in the Brazilian market for securities between 1.5 million and three million reals (350 thousand and 710 thousand euros).

Father and son, owners of the factory, were prosecuted for crimes against industrial property, according to Brazilian law.

The investigations began after representatives of the brands contacted the Civil Police of Santa Catarina and denounced their suspicions.

These cars were assembled on request and sold through social networks. They cost around eight percent their original value. There is information that the illegal factory had more workers. 'If they are aware of the facts, of the irregularity of what they were producing, in fact, everyone can answer for crimes against industrial property,' said the delegate responsible for the case, Angelo Fragelli.


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