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Over 200,000 counterfeit items confiscated from jewelers

Reproductions marked Chanel, Vuitton and Guess

29 March, 11:45
Over 200,000 counterfeit items confiscated from jewelers (ANSA) - Turin, March 29 - Italian finance police in the Piedmont city of Turin confiscated 222,000 counterfeit items in two centrally-located, Chinese-owned jewelry shops on Friday. The reproductions marked Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Guess and Bulgari were falsely labelled and possibly contain chemicals that could pose health risks, police said.

Examiners are trying to ascertain the items' origins.

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