Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fake Goods Warning

There has been a crack down on fake goods all over Europe. You may want to reconsider where you buy your next souvenir, and thats a warning. A recent BBC article states that France and Italy are cracking down on tourists buying fakes. In France,

People can be charged up to $300K Euros for buying fake goods, mostly from China. A campaign in the UK is heightening the awareness of intellectually property and what consumers buy.

Tourists have been warned over fake goods!

3 comments:

  1. Some are more easy to be fooled than others I guess - thanks for the warning!

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  2. Ouch!

    I heard some rumors about tourists being arrested when entering France coming from Ventimille, the mecca of fake Vuitton.

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  3. Yeah, it's a growing problem.
    There are gready people all over, with a very different business moral than we are used to.

    btw. We all missed you when we were in Montreux.

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