UK Tourists Buying Fakes

A report found that almost half of foreign travelers from the United Kingdom purchased counterfeit goods while traveling abroad.

The most popular countries where counterfeit purchases took place were Greece, Turkey, Spain, Thailand and China.

The most popular counterfeit goods purchased by UK travelers was replica purses, followed by replica clothing, sunglasses, replica watches and jewelry.

Source: “Tourist traps: Over half of UK holidaymakers buy counterfeit goods abroad thinking they’re saving money,” Daily Mail, July 21, 2011.