Crackdown of knock-offs - its about time!

  1. Over at PurseBlog, we started a new series called Closet Confessionals in which we examine how readers and TPFers afford their bag addictions. Read about it in this intro article and submit your own confessional here. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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  1. Police Seize Counterfeits in Fashion District

    Los Angeles police detectives raided several clothing stalls along Santee Alley in the Fashion District on July 19 and seized an estimated $10 million worth of counterfeit apparel, knock-off Gucci bags, jewelry, sunglasses, CDs and other accessories.
    Police served warrants on several businesses during a noon-hour raid. Two suspects were arrested for selling alleged pirated CDs. Other dealers fled their stalls when they saw police arriving on the scene, leaving the merchandise behind, said a police spokesperson.
    Investigators were notified of the activity by investigators working for several apparel companies, said police.
    The bust was the second in the Fashion District in less than a month. Police arrested three suspects on June 29 for possessing thousands of pairs of counterfeit denim in a warehouse near the Fashion District.
     
  2. HELL yeah!!!!! Knockoffs need to STOP!!

    Thanks for the story:smile:
     
  3. unfortunately while it's great it is only one tip of all the knock offs
     
  4. wow! i only got to DRIVE thru fashion district when i was in town....
     
  5. Good. That's a few less fake bags I'll be seeing on the streets.
     
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