Nigeria: Alibaba Spends $161 Million to Combat Fake Goods

China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world’s largest e-commerce company, spent over 1 billion yuan ($160.7 million) combating fake goods and for improving customer protection from the beginning of 2013 to the end of November 2014, the firm said recently. Read More

January 6, 2015   All Africa

Counterfeit Merchandise Always A Threat Around NHL Winter Classic Events

On New Year’s Day, the Washington Capitals will host the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.

Like with any large-scale event, the NHL along with Homeland Security and other law enforcement personnel will be keeping a watchful eye on counterfeiters hoping to cash in on the seventh Winter Classic. Read More

January 5, 2015   Forbes

Authorities Raid JFK Airport For Roughly $450,000 In Counterfeit Goods

The holidays are supposed to be a time of cheer and great gift-giving. But earlier this month, as thousands of gifts were en route to their destinations, a U.S. Read More

January 5, 2015   Four Pins.com

Google partners up with LVMH in the fight against fake goods

As you may suppose, LVMH is worth billions of dollars and is the main player in the luxury goods industry, but has been a victim of counterfeit goods, which partly have been the fault of Google, as the giant company has been filing many complaints over the course of almost 10 years. Read More

January 4, 2015  

Man Sentenced To 46 Months For Conspiracy To Traffic Counterfeit Goods

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. sentenced today Ali Fayez Nasrallah, 46, of East Elmhurst, NY, to 46 months in prison for conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods and for making false statements on an income tax return, announced Anne M. Read More

November 24, 2014   US Department of Justice

Safer web shopping: Avoid getting stung when buying online

Cyber Monday, on December 1, is set to be one of the busiest days for online retailers as consumers look to take advantage of discounts. Read More

November 22, 2014   Express.co.uk

On Facebook, Many Ads for Luxury Goods Lead to Counterfeit Sellers

Milan — One out of four Facebook advertisements for cut-price luxury goods such as Louis Vuitton handbags and Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses links to websites selling counterfeit items, according to findings by two independent cybersecurity researchers. Read More

November 21, 2014   Valley News

Counterfeit sports jersey ring busted!

A father and son have been indicted for allegedly importing counterfeit sports jerseys from China and reselling them online and throughout the Philadelphia area. Read More

September 5, 2014   philly.com

Counterfeit Cisco (Again!)

Counterfeit IT products are a $1 billion-plus business. Initially counterfeit products were low cost, easily duplicated items, but the counterfeit producers have moved up the food chain. Read More

September 3, 2014   NoJitter

The Silent Killer: Suspect/Counterfeit Items and Packaging

Over the past several years, U.S. based organizations have curtailed traditional internal verification efforts due to reliance on contract manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to do the right thing. Read More

September 3, 2014   InCompliance Magazine