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Cache of knockoff bags triggers federal case

Chelsea residents accused in fraud

Thousands of counterfeit designer purses crowded the shelves of a Revere storage facility unit.
By Shelley Murphy
Globe Staff / November 4, 2005

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Three sisters from Chelsea, and the boyfriend of one, were allegedly running a brisk business selling knockoff handbags of designers like Gucci , Kate Spade, and Louis Vuitton for $40 apiece at ''purse parties" hosted by suburban moms and at a weekly flea market. (Full article: 1040 words)

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