Russian police: 200 Vietnamese lived and worked in clothing factory

June 27, 2013 at 2:20 PM

MOSCOW, June 27 (UPI) -- Two hundred Vietnamese immigrants were living and working in a factory near Moscow that made counterfeit brand name clothing, Russian police said Thursday.

The factory in Noginsk, a town east of Moscow, was raided Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported. Investigators were trying to determine who owns the business and the building.

The employees were living in the factory as well as working there, producing sportswear to be sold with counterfeit labels, investigators said.

The Vietnamese were taken to a local police station.

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