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Economist 8/3/15

  1. PRISONS in Japan are filling up with an unexpected group: the elderly. For the first time, more crimes are being committed by people over 65 than by those aged between 14 and 19 (see chart).
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Luxury Accessory Counterfeiters Change Their Methods, Brands Must Catch Up

It used to be pretty easy to spot counterfeit luxury goods online: when a handbag that normally costs, say, $3,000 is available for $50 on a website that popped up overnight, that’s usually a pretty good hint. 242 more words


Can I Resell That Knockoff Bag?

Yard sale groups on Facebook are the new way to sell your gently used clothes, electronics and furniture without the hassle of actually setting up for a yard sale. 799 more words

Intellectual Property

Counterfeit Cosmetics | Industry Chatter

This article was published a few months ago about the rise of counterfeit cosmetics largely enabled by online shopping. According to the City of London police, around £90m is spent in one year on counterfeit cosmetics. 475 more words


This Just In: Flipkart-Sellers' Racket Busted by MIDC Police

Harish S. Adwant

Enforcers of Intellectual Property Rights (EIPR), India’s largest investigation agency specialising in anti-counterfeiting solutions, busted a racket of counterfeit goods hoarded and circulated e-business retailers. 159 more words

This Just In

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day on 24th June is being marked this year with a series of events across the globe and an awards presentation.

Counterfeiting is a global problem that simultaneously attacks legitimate businesses, threatens the livelihoods of honest worker and contributes to the criminal profits of organised criminal gangs. 438 more words