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Global Anti Counterfeiting News

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Interpol: Combating pharmaceutical crime At least 11% of medical products sold online are counterfeit and all regions of the world are affected, Interpol has said as it warned consumers to be on alert and not buy medicines on social network pages or mobile devices applications.Interpol?s Operation Pangea is a well-established international effort to disrupt the...
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Busted Nike Counterfeits, Cosmos Intellectual Property Services
Busted Nike CounterfeitsMore than 14,000 counterfeit versions of Nike shoes worth more $2.2 million seized by US Customs and Border Protection officers at LA/Long Beach Seaport.Fourteen thousand eight hundred six pairs of fake Nike shoes that, if genuine, would’ve been worth a total of more than $2 million. The shoes arrived from China at the...
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Busted Colgate counterfeits Anti Counterfeiting news
Fake Colgate toothpaste in Panama contains harmful DEG Busted Colgate counterfeits news: Counterfeit toothpaste discovered in Panama contains diethylene glycol (DEG), an ingredient responsible for poisoning hundreds of people in the country a few years ago. The fake toothpaste, found in stores in Panama City, David, and Santiago, was a counterfeit of the Colgate-Palmolive?s Triple...
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A Las Vegas businessman has pleaded guilty to charges that he trafficked counterfeit Apple and Samsung phone parts and accessories. Saad Ahmed (32) admitted conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods via his Phone Parts USA business, which sells cell phone components and other electronics throughout the US, as part of a plea deal with prosecutors....
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Counterfeit crackdown: A year-round mission in UAE: Inspectors conduct daily visits and investigate stores to ensure they are following laws. Authorities have confiscated more than 7,000 fake products in Abu Dhabi so far this year. And these fakes were seized not in random busts – but as part of strategic inspection campaigns, with a clear...
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Law enforcement officials in China struck a major blow in the fight against knock-off Lego products. A coordinated raid has shut down one of the biggest offenders around. For years, a company called Lepin has been producing buildable toys. Like Lego, theirs are also made from bricks. They?re also 100 percent Lego-compatible, come with identical...
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Last week, Glossy reported a bit of good news for luxury brands and resellers around the world: 2018 saw a drop in counterfeit goods among resellers, according to new data from luxury goods authentication platform Entrupy. Things are looking similarly positive for a platform that has faced significant challenges with counterfeit sellers as luxury retailers looked to...
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Fake Samsung phones and accessories worth more than Sh10 million have been seized by anti-counterfeit officers. In a sting operation, inspectors from the Anti-Counterfeit Authority (ACA) raided several outlets in downtown Nairobi along Mfangano Street and seized 213 counterfeit mobile phones. They also seized over 1000 mobile phone accessories including chargers. The raid followed complaints...
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