LOS ANGELES (Fox 32 News) - Los Angeles Police said Saturday that some counterfeit cosmetics were contaminated with human waste.
A task force busted counterfeit makeup operations at 21 locations in the Los Angeles Fashion District. The busts netted $200,000 worth of makeup.
Aside from the feces, some of the products were also contaminated with bacteria.
"The best price is not always the best deal!" police tweeted.
Busted! Major Task Force hits 21 locations in the @LAFashionDist and nets $700,000 in Counterfeit cosmetics found to contain bacteria and human waste. The best price is not always the best deal! #ProtectingOurCommunity pic.twitter.com/gliJ8L2F9F— Captain Marc Reina (@LAPDMarcReina) April 13, 2018