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Newport police seize $700K worth of counterfeit goods

Newport police said they seized $700,000 worth of counterfeit goods. (WJAR File)

Newport police said they seized $700,000 worth of counterfeit goods.

The Newport Police Department seized a number of items during a raid on in the area of Thames Street and America's Cup Avenue in Newport on Tuesday.

Police seized a number of fake Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Tory Burch and Chanel items from a seven different locations, including two Be Dazzled stores, two Heaven on Earth stores, two Vintage to Vogue shops and a Chez Shell.

Detectives raided the businesses after a two-month investigation found a number of businesses were selling hundreds of suspected counterfeit goods, such as jewelry, handbags and purses.

Police made no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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