Hermès Praises French Police for Busting International Crime Ring That Included Hermès Employees

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Bethenny Frankel sighting on the streets of Manhattan on April 11, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic

The company called itself "very satisfied with the efficient and diligent collaboration established with the national gendarmerie" that already saw two staffers fired and a dozen more people arrested yesterday after police found an atelier stocked with leather skins, WWD reports. The crime ring did at least $22 million in sales producing fraudulent bags, and no word yet on what Hermès plans to do with what's left of them, though we have some ideas.