Fake Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Mulberry handbags seized

The bags and purses which were seized on Thursday

The bags and purses which were seized on Thursday

First published in Thurrock Gazette: Matt Abbott by , Chief Reporter

FAKE Mulberry, Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Chloe handbags and were seized during a raid carried out after the items were spotted for sale on Facebook.

Thurrock Council’s trading standards team seized 50 handbags and purses - thought to be counterfeit - during a raid in Grays on Thursday.

Phones, computers and paperwork were also seized.

Members of the team – backed up by Essex Police - executed a house warrant after the goods were spotted being offered for sale on Facebook.

The items have been sent to various brand representatives to confirm whether they are indeed fake.


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