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PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up

No longer coming to a Christmas market near you.
Dec 10th 2015, 11:30 PM 21,487 29

counterfeit 2 Source: Garda Press Office

A JOINT OPERATION between Gardaí and Revenue agents has led to the seizure of more than €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up, destined for shops and markets, two weeks before Christmas.

Searches were carried out yesterday at addresses in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, Gardaí said.

counterfeit 3 Source: Garda Press Office

They discovered a large quantity of counterfeit designer goods, included MAC makeup, UGG boots, Converse shoes, and Michael Kors handbags.

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counterfeit 1 Source: Garda Press Office

In all, the items were valued at more than €200,000 but Gardaí say they are working with brand protection managers to identify all of the seized goods.

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