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Vietnamese woman charged with selling fake Hermes bag

Published on Jan 3, 2014 3:13 PM
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A Vietnamese national was charged on Friday with cheating by selling a counterfeit Hermes bag for about $20,000.

Nguyen Phuong Bao Ngoc, 24, allegedly deceived Ms Arlene Darusman into believing that the bag she sold to her was real and got her to pay US$15,800 (S$20,038) for it.

The alleged offence occurred at Starbucks at Changi Airport Terminal 1 departure hall on Nov 4 last year.

Bail of $30,000 was offered. She will be back in court on Jan 17. The maximum punishment for cheating is 10 years' jail and a fine.