Fake handbags seized in raids in Morecambe
Fake designer handbags worth nearly £40,000 have been seized by Trading Standards officers in Morecambe and Preston since 2014, according to Handbag Clinic research.
The statistics, revealed in a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to Lancashire County Council, show a total of 75 fake handbags were retrieved by Trading Standards officials since 2014.
Handbag Clinic estimates they would have been worth in the region of £40,000 if genuine.
Fakes were seized from a mixture of retail and residential premises in Morecambe and Preston.
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