Mythical animal costs Denali-area clothing shop $53,000 in fines | Alaska News

A clothing shop near Denali National Park will pay $53,000 in fines to the state of Alaska after telling an undercover investigator that it was selling items made from Yakutat alpacas, which do not exist. The fines are the result of a consumer protection lawsuit filed in July by the Alaska Department of Law against the owners of a shop known variously as

The Himalayan and Mt. McKinley Clothing Company. State prosecutors reached a settlement agreement in November. State law prohibits someone from falsely claiming that a product was made in Alaska.

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