Counterfeit watches clocking up sales online


Pro at work: Png showing a genuine Rolex and a high-quality fake. — The Straits Times / Asia News Network

THE watches are advertised as “boutique grade” – fakes which are of such high quality, even dealers have trouble telling them apart from the real thing.

The replicas of luxury timepieces from the likes of Audemars Piguet, Panerai and Rolex come in official-looking boxes, complete with warranty cards and papers. And there is a booming trade in them online.

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