Fake designer goods dealer told to pay £5k
A dealer in fake designer goods brought to justice by Cheshire East Council has been told by a court to hand over £5,000 or face jail.
Tracey Bell, (53), who owns and runs Alsager Tanning Studio, in Station Road, sold counterfeit designer goods with an estimated genuine value of £100,000.
Items included designer label jewellery and watches, phone accessories, make-up, bags and clothing, footwear, perfume, sunglasses and headphones. The fake goods were labelled under exclusive marques including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès and Beats.
Goods were acquired during a test purchase operation conducted by Cheshire East Council officers, who found counterfeit items on display in the studio.
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