Tourist fined for buying fake Prada bag

August 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS  

Jesolo (Italy), Aug 22 (IANS/AKI) An Austrian tourist was fined 200 euros for buying a fake Prada handbag from a hawker in Jesolo near the northern lagoon city of Venice.

Police caught the Austrian making her illegal purchase on the Jesolo beach front during a routine patrol.

Police said the hawker ran off as soon as he saw police arriving, dropping another pirated designer bag as he fled.

The purchaser and the seller of fake designer goods can be fined up to 3,000 euros each under Italian law.

–IANS/AKI
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