So obvious, so fake, so illegal.
We don't allow counterfeit purses of any level at Wolff's Flea Market, and this educational post should not be construed as instructions on how to make a counterfeit purse. Don't do it.
Images and links shown for purposes of discussion and education.
People are arrested and imprisoned for this crime!
This happened at flea markets and supports our policy of not allowing certain brands of merchandise at our markets
- Five Busted for Selling Counterfeit Merchandise at Flea Market: http://wreg.com/2015/03/22/five-busted-for-selling-counterfeit-merchandise-at-flea-market/
- Prosecutors Say Pagedale Flea market Owner Trafficked in Counterfeit Goods: "Purses were delivered either with counterfeit labels attached or with a generic label that a vendor replaced, again in the market’s open booths." http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/prosecutors-say-pagedale-flea-market-owner-trafficked-in-counterfeit-goods/article_48822909-7174-52a0-8da2-8bd2c89ec60e.html
- Pagedale Flea Market Owner Gets 2 Years in Prison for Counterfeit Goods Convictions http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/pagedale-flea-market-owner-gets-years-in-prison-for-counterfeit/article_e7c11504-9572-5eba-b9e7-b58ba1bb6205.html
- Flea Market Files for Bankruptcy After $42 M Coach Knockoff Purse Lawsuit http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/brinkmann-on-business/os-flea-market-files-bankruptcy-after-42m-coach-knockoff-purse-lawsuit-20141211-post.html
- Designer Sues Osceola Flea Market over Fake Merchandise http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/handbag-designer-sues-osceola-flea-market-over-fak/ngDLK/
- Link to Osceola Flea Market Bust video: http://www.wftv.com/videos/news/designer-sues-osceola-county-flea-market/vCcwFf/
- Link to Wolff's Flea Market move: Be a Counterfighter Part 1: Identify Counterfeit Designer Purses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U_u7GLWYBw
Then. Walk. Away.
Or, if you are me, pull the fake tag off and add it to your sick collection.
|Close-up of counterfeit PRADA clip-on emblem|
|The blank purse is sort of cute. Ridiculously ruined by a fake GUCCI clip-on emblem|
|Forgot to polish my nails|