Value of seized goods from Oxford Street American candy stores reaches £1m

Seized goods at American candy store, Oxford Street

ÉWestminster City Council has now seized £1m worth of unsafe or illegal goods from American candy and souvenir shops on Oxford Street.

The council reached the milestone this week after a raid on two of the stores netted £145,000 worth of illegal vapes, counterfeit goods and unsafe electricals. 

The council described the latest raid as “astonishing” and said it was a demonstration of how prolific the stores had become despite continuous raids on the premises. 

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