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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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More than 1,000 fake Mulberry handbags seized at Manchester Airport

Dealers attempted to smuggle more than 1,000 fake designer handbags worth more than £750,000 through Manchester Airport.

The fake Mulberry handbags were discovered by Border Force officers in a crackdown on counterfeit goods that arrived from Hong Kong.  Read More

August 28, 2014   Daily Mail
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Fake Disney goods from hit film Frozen seized at Stansted Airport

Counterfeit “Disney” children’s clothing and accessories worth more than £10,000 have been seized by Border Force officers at Stansted Airport.

The dresses and bags – which were destined for the streets of the UK – will be destroyed after Disney confirmed they were fake. Read More

August 28, 2014   Cambridge News
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Gucci, Yves St. Laurent Call Alibaba a Pirate

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba makes billions of dollars by helping “an army of counterfeiters” sell fake products, Gucci, Balenciaga, Yves St. Read More

August 27, 2014   Courthouse News
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Counterfeit Goods Smuggling Ring Dismantled

From November 2009 through February 2012, the smugglers and their conspirators attempted to import hundreds of shipping containers full of counterfeit Nike shoes, Gucci handbags, cigarettes, and other items from China into the U.S. Read More

August 22, 2014   FBI Website

Counterfeit makeup tested, contains lead

Ever spot your favorite makeup brand on sale for half the price? A consumer advocacy group is warning that those too-good-to-be-true prices might not only signify a counterfeit product: They could even be dangerous. Read More

August 18, 2014   Cincinnati.com