The issues with buying a counterfeit bag go well beyond the tacky factor. There’s the moral issues, from violating intellectual property and contributing to the loss of over 750,000 American jobs, to financially supporting crime syndicates that run human-trafficking rings. Yeah, you heard that right. But since savvy counterfeiters are pretty good at fooling folks, it’s important to learn how to spot a fake. Follow the link below where The RealReal’s Senior Director of Authentication, Graham Wetzbarger, shares how to safeguard yourself from every buying a knockoff purse.
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