Buying a fake designer perfume or top might not actually be worth it despite what many consumers believe. The Strangeways area of Cheetham Hill has long been associated with the sale of fake goods.
By selling copies of designer t-shirts, tracksuits, jewellery and handbags, they've earned the title of 'counterfeit streets' among shoppers.
This type of illegal trade has led to littering, damage to the environment, and anti-social behaviour in this area that the public can help to prevent.
For the last three years, repetitive raids by police and Trading Standards in this area have cleared out many of the fraudulent shops.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk