How it works:
- Situation 1: there are counterfeit luxury products sold in France. There are usually sold by informal sellers along the streets.
- Situation 2: there are also counterfeit souvenirs sold in France. These are usually sold by touts near tourist attractions.
Places to beware:
What to do:
- Some fakes are easy to spot but if not, if something seems to be good to be true, it probably is.
- Note that technically, buying or carrying a counterfeit product in France is a criminal offence that is punishable with up to 3 years imprisonment and 300,000 Euros fine.