Two arrested for selling fake name brand purses in Brampton
Two arrests have been made in connection to a series of online frauds in Brampton.
Police say the frauds were arranged through the LetGo app and Facebook Marketplace, where the victims paid large sums for what they believed were name brand Chanel purses.
While the suspects reportedly provided cards of authenticity and purchase receipts, investigation revealed that the purses were actually fraudulent.
“Police are urging people to exercise caution when using buy or sell websites or applications and to make exchanges at designated police buy and sell zones along with verifying the authenticity of items prior to purchasing,” police said.
The identities of the suspects have not been disclosed by police at this time.
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