Officials warn about knock-off brands

- Sometimes, shoppers buy knock-off brands of products for which they don't want to pay full price.

But sometimes, the shopper doesn't know they're not buying the real thing.

Officials said a lot of these counterfeit products come into the United State or into Georgia through the world's busiest airport.

And so U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities were at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Thursday to educate travelers about what to look for when making a purchase.

Officials also warned specifically about products put in and on the body, like lotions or vitamins.

Since they may not have the same safety standards as the legitimate brand, they said it's best to steer clear.

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