Counterfeit Perfume & Cologne Sting At Traders Village

GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – City and state investigators took part in a major counterfeit bust at Traders Village in Grand Prairie.

Grand Prairie police, along with the Department of Homeland Security and others, conducted a joint sting operation targeting those selling counterfeit perfumes and colognes.

During the sting, investigators, trained to recognize counterfeit perfume and cologne, made purchases at several booths inside Traders Village. The booths selling counterfeit merchandise were subsequently shut down and their inventory seized.

When all was said and done, some 1,000 bottles of counterfeit cologne and perfumes were confiscated. Authorities valued the potential loss to the cologne and perfume industry at more than $65,000.

Also Check Out:

Comments

One Comment

  1. jasymn says:

    Wow I feel so much better that we saved the perfume industry $65K. How much did this cost us taxpayers?

Comments are closed.

More From CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Drip Pan: CBS Local App
Drip Pan: Weather App

Listen Live