‘Sticky’ fake football shirts and designer goods were seized from a popular market in Bascot.
Executives from Walsall Trading Standards raided Bescott Market and uncovered £180,000 worth of counterfeit items, including perfumes and branded coats.
Over 200 ‘lung-busting’ vapors – over six times the recommended limit – were also confiscated, along with oversized tanks.
walsall Trading Standards Savvy Shopper posted on Facebook: “Cheap perfumes, teddy football shirts and branded coats that fall apart when we carry them are some of the fake Trading Standards that have been seized recently in Bescott Market.
“In a single puff of smoke, the lung-destroying vapors containing excessive nicotine have also been conjured up Net Worth: £180,000.
“We’ve confiscated over 200 disposable vapes with very large tanks. One of these brands has enough for more than six times the maximum number of ‘puffs’!
“They’re attractive to kids because they’re colorful and have flavors like Red Bull Ice and Pink Lemonade. Fake perfumes cause skin irritation and allergies. Who knows what’s in them?”
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