In this Jan. 16, 2015 file photo a man walks past the European police agency Europol in The Hague, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
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In a massive crackdown, police and law enforcement agencies across Europe have seized more than 4,500 website domains trading in counterfeit goods, often via social networks, officials said Monday.Most of the raids were prompted by online sales of counterfeit goods on social networking sites such as Facebook and Instagram.More than 3,500 items of clothing and fake luxury goods were seized in Holland, including shoes, bags and perfumes purporting to be such brands as Nike, Adidas, and Kenzo, with a market value of tens of thousands euros.Publishing a guide on how to spot fake websites and social media scams, Europol warned consumers had to be on their guard.
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