400k from selling fake designer handbags From York Press He said receipts showed an income of 418,687 relating to sales of counterfeit goods, which allowed for a profit of 145,616.
Mr Bennett said one complainant attended a handbag party at the home of a friend in October 2009, buying a handbag which subsequently fell apart.Another white and gold jimmy choo woman paid Taylor 585 for two Mulberry bags, a Jimmy Choo purse and another purse. She later found that the serial number on one of the bags, bought for her daughter, was fake. The item was sent to Mulberry which confirmed it was counterfeit.Many customers of Taylor's contacted the genuine Mulberry store in York and such was the volume of complaints the firm contacted Trading Standards.They jimmy choo lace up flats warned the defendant and Taylor signed a declaration stating she would stop selling such goods. However this had little effect in discouraging her, Mr Bennett said.In June last year Taylor's home was searched and a large number of counterfeit items by designers such as Mulberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and Chanel seized.Taylor, of River Walk, Newton On Ouse, York, admitted two counts of selling counterfeit goods, two counts of concealing criminal jimmy choo floral heels property and 14 counts of possessing jimmy choo style shoes criminal property.
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