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Not all designer bags are made of leather. For example, Louis Vuitton is coated canvas with leather trim. If the trim is supposed to be leather, it should feel dry — not oily, slippery or sticky. The hardware should be heavy — not hollow. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

DPD Receives $400K Grant; Cracks Down On Counterfeiters

The Dallas Police Department is joining an international effort to crack down on counterfeiters and the crimes they’re connected to.

12/04/2014

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Arlington Man Sentenced To 6 Years For Passing Counterfeit Cash

A North Texas man who meticulously made and spent more than $400,000 in fake money has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.

06/24/2014

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

Police Investigating Online George Strait Concert Ticket Scam

The George Strait concert at AT&T Stadium this weekend is a hot sale, and scammers are burning victims out of thousands of dollars with fake tickets.

06/05/2014

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Four Texas Men Sentenced In Counterfeit Guitar Ring

A Fort Worth man was sentenced today in connection with selling thousands of dollars in counterfeit guitars to pawn shops in the greater Philadelphia area.

04/10/2014

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Report: Fake Malaysian Airline News Link Could Lead To Malware

It may look like breaking news about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – but following these links could lead you to trouble.

04/02/2014

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Fake High School Graduation Tickets For Sale

It’s no surprise to find counterfeit tickets at major sporting events. However, fake tickets for a high school graduation is a whole new ballgame.

CBS 11–05/29/2013

Mugshot of accused fake firefighter Terrance King. (credit: Dallas County Sheriff’s)

PD: Fake Firefighter Went To Station For A Ride-A-Long

A 21-year-old man is behind bars this morning after trying to pass himself off as a member of Dallas Fire Rescue.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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Garland Man’s Plea Exposes Blossoming Credit Card Scam

A fraudulent credit card arrest and conviction points to huge and blossoming problem in North Texas and this one could be hitting your pocketbook without you knowing it.

12/07/2011

Frito-Lay Warns About Fake Coupon

A fake Doritos coupon has put Frito-Lay in a tail spin.

06/19/2010