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Buyer Beware: Don't Get Duped By 'Super Fake' Designer Goods

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When it comes to designer goods, these days it’s buyer beware.

As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reports, some knock-offs are now so sophisticated, they’re in a new “super fake” category. 304 more words


'It's not a victimless crime': counterfeit goods hurt the economy. So speak up, Crime Stoppers says

Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers wants to hear from consumers who’ve seen or may have bought counterfeit goods.

“Often times organized crime is involved and people are afraid to call in or maybe haven’t thought about the safety aspect and how it might impact and cause a fire somewhere,” said Linda Annis, executive director of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers. 387 more words


Securing Industry: Database can distinguish gutter oil from edible oil

Securing Industry: Database can distinguish gutter oil from edible oil. “Chinese researchers have established a ‘spectral database’ that can be used to determine counterfeit cooking oil and gutter oil, a new paper reveals. 87 more words

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Canadian mall tackles counterfeit, pirated good sales after U.S. report

TORONTO – A Toronto-area mall’s management says they’re taking measures to stop imitation goods from being sold there after a U.S. government report claimed it was among the world’s most notorious sources of such products. 152 more words


Canadian mall one of world's most notorious sources of counterfeit goods: U.S. report

MARKHAM, Ont. – A U.S. government report says a Toronto-area mall is among the most notorious sources of pirated and counterfeit goods in the world. 207 more words


Fake Products: A Parallel Economy

When it’s tough going for originals, pseudo or fake celebrate the success of genuine. That is the reality of counterfeit consumer goods. You work hard to create a great product or brand, and someone rides on that success and constantly snatches the harvest, without your consent and knowledge. 772 more words


Customs and Border Patrol Officials Warn Counterfeit Goods Flooding Into US Ahead Of Holidays

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Americans will be opening their wallets wide Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials are urging Americans to watch out for counterfeit items. 269 more words