The Internet has done wonders for the retail world. It's never been easier to cop pieces from your favorite brand, but there's also been a dark side to the proliferation of e-commerce and online shopping. Attempting to capitalize on the popularity of brands like Balmain, Givenchy, and even Abercrombie & Fitch, many shady sites have popped up shilling counterfeit goods. It's like the online version of New York's Canal Street, gritty and full of products only clueless tourists would ever think about purchasing. Don't be that guy, and don't end up with a case of buyer's remorse. Take heed of these 10 Ways to Tell You're Shopping On a Fake Site and avoid being scammed.

RELATED: The 10 Best Online Shops for Streetwear Right Now
RELATED: 10 Things Stores Do to Make You Shop More