Southwark Council seized thousands of illegal skin lighteners in 2015

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Southwark Council seized thousands of illegal skin lighteners in 2015

Southwark Council's trading standards seized more than 10,000 illegal and counterfeit items last year.

Goods such as fake phone chargers, designer clothing, and illegal alcohol were all taken from shops in the borough. 

But almost half of goods seized were illegal skin lightening creams.

Funmi Olutoye has this exclusive report.

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