The operators of this domain previously used it to sell replica Chanel handbags and wallets in violation of federal law. To put an end to this illegal act, a judge ordered the store operating under this domain closed and the domain name transferred to Chanel’s control. Further, the former operators of this domain were ordered to pay Chanel over $500,000.00 in damages.

The replica Chanel handbag section of wubags.com contained 194 items divided out into the categories Chanel Flap, Chanel Coco, Chanel Cambon, Chanel, 2008 Collection and 2009 new. Among the replica handbags being sold under the Chanel Flap section of the store was a “Chanel Flap 20065 silver bag” priced at $209.00, a “Chanel Flap handbag 29159 black” at $209.00, a “Chanel Flap 6291 blue” at $219.00 and a “Chanel Flap 2909 dark coffee” at $199.00. Each of these listings was accompanied by a photo of the replica handbag being sold.

The Chanel Cambon section included a listing for a “Chanel Cambon Line Tote” which was listed as being sold for $199.00. The item is described as being 11” X 6.8” X 4.5” (W28 x H17 x D11 CM) and made of “100% softest supple lambskin leather” with a serial number sewn in the interior and the message “CHANEL Made In France” embossed inside. The replica handbag was sold with a fake authenticity card, dust bag and care booklet. Multiple photos were available of the Chanel Cambon Line Tote Black/White CC’s MM 25174 item, both the one with a quilted black leather exterior and the one with a white CC and a hot pink interior.

Finally, listed in the 2009 new section were a “2009 new 46188 white bag” priced at $199.00, a “2009 new 2939 patent leather with antique copper” at $225.00 and a “2009 new 48000 black bag” priced at $209.00. These replica handbags could be purchased via Western Union, Visa or bank transfer.