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    Giddytimes
    Can I donate fake goods to a charity shop?
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    • 27th May 11, 8:31 PM
    Can I donate fake goods to a charity shop? 27th May 11 at 8:31 PM
    I bought 2 dresses a while back from an internet site, when they arrived I could tell they were fake. They also didn't fit me.

    The website disappeared and I tried but failed to receive a refund.

    These dresses have been sitting in my wardrobe for over a year now, they are nice dresses, well made, it seems a shame for them to just be sat in my wardrobe.

    I tried to sell them on ebay about 6 months ago, stating in the listing that I don't believe them to be real but my listing was removed. I understand I breached Ebay rules, hadn't realised at the time.

    So, can I donate these dresses to charity? Would I get in trouble for this? I was thinking of taking them in and specifically telling the shop assistant that they aren't real.

    I just have a nagging doubt as can imagine that either way they will end up back on ebay somehow, but being advertised as real. Does anyone know if there is any come back on me if they do?

    Thanks
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