Police Seize Thousands Of Fake Purses, Wallets From NYC Store

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police in Manhattan have arrested six suspects in a multi-million dollar counterfeiting ring.

Investigators say counterfeit Tory Burch and Michael Kors handbags were among thousands of fake purses and wallets recovered from La La Fashion in the Fashion District on Wednesday.

Police say the fake merchandise was shipped from China and was being offered for sale online.

Arrested were 48-year-old Jeff Xia, 62-year-old Gou Yin Ye, 29-year-old Xhi Feng Chen, 37-year-old Cheng W. Wang, 27-year-old Bin Bin Jin and 40-year-old Yan Qun Hu.

All have been charged with first degree trademark counterfeiting.

The items have an estimated street value of $3.5 million.  

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  1. Ruth says:

    And princess Nancy said “God bless them.” Isn’t that contributing to any violence that takes place. By their friends shall yea know them.

  2. Go After Jihadists in NY says:

    Why aren’t they going after the Muslims in NYC and all cities in the U.S. Muslims tend to have 10 kids and train them to become Jihadists. Half of them are considered expendable, who cares if they blow themselves up in the name of Allah, so they think. DEPORT the MUSLIMS!

  3. Meme Meyagi says:

    what is done about 7 million mooslime terrorists living in usa?

  4. Meme Meyagi says:

    oh yea, do you feel much safer now after these arrests? these fake goods were made in china, and we can’t have them compete with real goods made in china

  5. Mayor Kochs Tomb says:

    28th street and broadway in nyc sells everything bootleg just
    ask the illegal African’s that work on the corners even now they haveDr Dre headphones no guarantee they work but it’s there.
    Yes they are right under the NYPD CCTV camera’s this has gone on for years
    and even with trendy hotels coming it will not stop ,whatever. I think they like
    being on NYPD TV from 26th street up to 31st St.

  6. Sarj says:

    These are the people getting arrested? There is just so much the police could be focusing on.

  7. sammy says:

    WOW WHAT A SHOCK
    THE CHINESE SELL THIS FAKE MERCHANDISE ALL OVER CHINATOWN, THE POLICE COME, MAKE ARRESTS, AND THEY ARE THERE THE NEXT DAY SELLING THEM AGAIN .LOL
    WHY ARENT THESE STORES SHUT DOWN, AND WHEN A “NEW” OWNER TRIES TO OPEN THE STORE, BACK CHECK THEM AND SEE THEY ARE EITHER RELATED OR THE SAME PEOPLE.

    1. NYC says:

      HAHA! go to chinatown & you won’t found them in the store, they sell them on the streets!

  8. Joe says:

    NYC’s finest at work, keeping the 1% in thier throne, what is the difference they are all made in china.

    1. Anonymous says:

      So true Joe. Only difference is these go for $20 to $40 and they tell you they are copies not the real thing when you buy them. So what is the crime you bought a copy? The guy who designed them did not get his $ so he can make them in china.

    2. dan says:

      hahahaha

  9. truth says:

    so why hasn’t the nypd cracked down on those idiots around times sq? they are there every day and night!!! these idiots are notorious for pressuring folks into buying their fake products! the nypd should follow and survey them!! just find out where all of them are going… and wahhlaaaaaa! a big batch of fake goods!

  10. Ralph Kootz says:

    LOL, I hope these counterfeiters make off with as much money as they can. These corporations ship the jobs to China, so might as well let them make their cash and take it away from the higher ups.

    1. NYC says:

      but mostly they don’t sell to Chinese people, most of them are American people buys them.

  11. bullett says:

    Wow, and just before the start of the holiday shopping season. Can we call these guys the “Grinch” or what?

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