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Before It Was Busted, LaLa Fashion Had $3.5M in Fake Bags

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LaLa Fashion is a wholesale handbag supplier in the Garment District, and on Wednesday, cops raided and busted it for having $3.5 million worth of fake bags. The New York Daily News reports that the NYPD trademark infringement unit and U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement found all those bags while executing a search warrant—for what is a little unclear, but presumably, they got what they were looking for.

The cops said that LaLa Fashion is a supplier for several Chinatown shops as well as the Internet, so if you've been hearing a little less "Gucci, Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton" on Canal Street yesterday and today, maybe this is why.
· Fake handbag dealer busted with $3.5M in counterfeit purses [NYDN]
· A Canal Street Knockoff Could Someday Cost You a $1,000 Fine [Racked NY]
· Lala Fashion [Official Site]

Lala Fashion

115 West 28th Street New York NY