Thousands of high-quality fake tickets to the Louvre Museum in Paris were seized by Belgian customs officers at the end of August, French daily Le Parisien reported on Wednesday.
The tickets appear to have been manufactured in China and sold to Chinese tour guides accompanying groups through the museum.
The Louvre, one of the French capital’s most visited tourist attractions, confirmed to FRANCE 24 that that counterfeit entry passes, worth upwards of 36 euros each, had started appearing at the museum from the beginning of August.
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