Hobart man nabbed with fake watches, drugs

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More than a thousand fake luxury watches and pieces of jewellery, a deceptive passport and 4000 steroid tablets have been seized by police from a man's house in Hobart.

The 49-year-old is facing a string of criminal charges, including making false travel statements, after the Australian Federal Police raid this week.

Agents say the passport was originally genuine and had the man's photo but used a false name.

It was used to successfully circumvent court orders banning overseas travel, it is alleged.

"Enquiries are ongoing into the nature and purpose of this travel," the AFP said in a statement.

There was also a small quantity of amphetamine at the house.

The man, who appeared in Hobart Magistrates Court on Thursday, is also facing charges relating to dishonesty and improper use of travel documentation which attract penalties of up to 10 years' jail.