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200,000 knockoffs seized in Italy

March 29, 2013 at 1:46 PM

TURIN, Italy, March 29 (UPI) -- Italian authorities said they seized more than 200,000 reproductions of jewelry and other items and were trying to find the source of the counterfeits.

Turin police seized knockoffs of Louis Vuitton, Guess, Chanel and Bulgari merchandise, ANSA reported Friday.

Authorities said they were concerned that the fraudulently labeled items could pose and environmental or health risk, as some of items contained various chemicals, ANSA said.

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