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Ex-Hermès workers on trial for running fake designer bag circuit

Jun 25, 2020 17:36 IST

Former employees of luxury brand Hermès have been accused of selling fake handbags and accessories, that were also made in France and sold around the world. A team of 10 people is on trial who are alleged to have sold fashion items with the Hermès name worth thousands of Euros, including the popular Birkin, which costs over 8,000 Euros apiece. The accused counterfeiters are a mixed group of ex-Hermès staffers, animal skin importers, jewel suppliers and fashion decorators. The trial will go on till Friday in a French court and follows a one-year-long investigation after a complaint from the French luxury brand.

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