Fake & bogus cosmetics being peddled in Los Angeles’ Fashion District Bacteria, Animal Waste found in the counterfeit cosmetics in a raid worth $700,000 on the Fashion District. have tested positive for high levels of bacteria and feces. The LAPD-Piracy Unit targeted 21 locations in the Santee Alley shopping area after the agency received several complaints about cosmetics causing skin rashes. The Federal Bureau of Investigations and Central Bureau Vice Units assisted in the raid.
Bacteria, Animal Waste found in the counterfeit cosmetics in a raid worth $700,000 on the Fashion District.
According to the report Six people were arrested on charges of trademark violations and 15 businesses were issued cease-and-desist orders. The cosmetics seized during that bust were tested and officials found high levels of bacteria, including traces of animal feces and urine. Police received more complaints and officials conducted another bust. Counterfeit cosmetics usually get contaminated during production in unsanitary conditions.
The counterfeit cosmetics included imitations of popular brands like Kylie, Anastasia, Mac, Urban Decay, Naked and Too Faced.
Here the question comes why these products are there?
Buying the original roducts is bit expensive so people love to buy such products online
Kim Kardashian West twits SO GROSS! Never buy counterfeit products!
Well!! It’s not like that people who use these products do not know that these are fake and counterfeit but the most important thing is the PRICE or COST. The shops could be easily opened at any place with some simple permission so customers get it easily and cheaper. According to some new paper these products also sold on through many third-party websites, such as Amazon.
So if you are using such products then you need to be aware about this and you must tbe carefull while using such products.
Capt. Reina ended his tweet with “The best price is not always the best deal!”