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Knockoff Report™ #603

knockoff-report-603-toyotas-turned-into-fake-ferraris-by-counterfeit-luxury-car-ringToyotas Turned Into Fake Ferraris by Counterfeit Luxury Car Ring

Alibaba Says IP Agencies Are Filing False Counterfeiting Complaints Against Its Sites

Counterfeit Goods Are a $460 Billion Industry, and Most Are Bought and Sold Online

Should eBay Be Doing More to Stop Sales of Fakes?

LG Cracks Down on Counterfeit Headsets, Wins $168MM

‘Cash Me Ousside’ Girl Is Selling $65 Knockoff Sweatshirts

BMW of North America LLC Alleges eBay Seller is Offering Counterfeit Parts

Kate Bosworth is Wearing ‘Counterfeit’ Calvin Klein to NYFW

Counterfeit Pills Carry Overdose Risk, Police, Health Officials Warn

With New Orleans Set to Host NBA All-Star Game 2017, Officials Urge Fans to Beware Counterfeit Merchandise

Fake Autographs? Not on Ezekiel Elliott’s Watch

Joshua Dobbs Shuts Down Counterfeit Autograph On Twitter

$77,000 of Counterfeit Clothing Seized From Halifax County Business

knockoff-report-603-counterfeit-2015-u-s-love-stamps-have-been-discoveredCounterfeit 2015 U.S. Love Stamps Have Been Discovered

Counterfeit Pesticides are Substantial Blow to Economy: Infiniti Research

Husband and Wife Fined for Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes From Shops in Shelton and Hanley

Qatar: Counterfeit Jewellery Seals Seized

Northampton, UK: £35,000 of Counterfeit Goods Seized

Mobile Phones Top List of Counterfeit Goods Seized in Dubai

Website Lets Oz Consumers Report Knockoff Car Parts

Huge Counterfeit Cigarette Haul Seized in Dublin

UK: Firm that Flooded Blackpool with Counterfeit Toys is Found Guilty

Counterfeit Cosmetics Seized in New Zealand

Shenyang Shopping Mall Celebrates Valentine’s Day with Knockoff Victoria’s Secret Show

Revenue Officers and Gardaí Seize Almost €12k of Cigarettes and Counterfeit Vodka

New Chip to Fight Counterfeit Smartphone Chargers

Crackdown on Counterfeit Cotton in Egypt Catalyses Crop Cultivation

Knockoff Report™ #602

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Entrepreneur Earns $350K With Kickstarter Knockoffs

Toll of Counterfeiting and Piracy Predicted to Top $2.3 Trillion as Call Made for Governments to do More

Counterfeit Sports Gear Is Harder To Stop When Fans Order Directly From China

Stop Foreign Government Attacks On American Intellectual Property

Synopsys Says Ubiquiti Used Software With Counterfeit Keys

Designer Threatening Legal Action Against Kylie Jenner’s Knockoff Jumpsuit

FMCG Loses 30% of its Business Due to Counterfeit Products

New York Art Dealer Avoids Prison for $80 Million Counterfeit Scheme

counterfeit-jergens-lotion-sold-in-retail-locationsCounterfeit Jergens Lotion Sold in Retail Locations

5 Year Old Victim of Counterfeit Tickets Will go to Disneyland After All

Houston PD, NFL, Federal Agents Disrupt Counterfeit Rings

Thousands of Dollars’ Worth of Counterfeit Gear Seized From Atlanta Mall

Super Bust: Feds Seized $20M in Counterfeit Super Bowl Merch

Counterfeit Patriots Items Seized From Popular Apparel Company ‘Chowdaheadz’

Govt Destroyed Tk 170M Counterfeit Medicines in 2016

R700 000 in Counterfeit Goods Seized in Tzaneen Raid

Airsoft Company Busted for Counterfeit Products!?!? | Airsoftology Q&A Show

Knockoff Report™ #601: The Alibaba Edition

Knockoff Report™ #569 BABA, Bikes, Shoes and the Pope - Alibaba Hears It From U.S. Clothing Group About Counterfeit GoodsAlibaba Sues Sellers of Counterfeit Goods for the First Time after it was Blacklisted by the US

Alibaba Teams up with Samsung, Louis Vuitton and Other Brands to Fight Counterfeit Goods

Alibaba’s Counterfeit Woes Won’t Stop any Time Soon

Counterfeiting to Grow by 3 Per Cent a Year

Is Your Montblanc Fake? German Luxury Product Giant Wins Case Against Counterfeit Montblanc Products Sold on a Local Shopping Website

How to Tell if You’re Buying a Counterfeit Product and Why You Should Consider a Fixer-Upper When Buying a Home

Ebay Is Finally Doing Something About Counterfeit Goods

Amazon Is Losing To Chinese Counterfeiters Because Their HR Strategy Is Broken

Gucci Alleges Online Sellers are Marketing Counterfeit Goods

Counterfeiting to Grow by 3 Per Cent a Year

How to Tell if You’re Buying a Counterfeit Product and Why You Should Consider a Fixer-Upper When Buying a Home

Las Vegas Man Involved in International Counterfeit Contact Lens Scheme is Sentenced to Prison

Police Issue Warning Over Counterfeit Gold Bars Being Sold in Edmonton

Customs Agents Seize Record Number of Counterfeit Items

opioidCounterfeit Prescription Drug Found in Alaska Contained Fentanyl

Cops Stub out Limpopo Counterfeit Cigarette Operation

Puerto Rico Authorities Seize Counterfeit Luxury Watches

With Playoff Game Looming, Falcons Warn of Counterfeit Tickets

Cubs Introduce Preventive Measures to Block Counterfeit Tickets

Theme Park Crime: Counterfeiters Prefer Disneyland; Shoplifters Like Universal Studios Hollywood

Spyderco Knife Maker Sues Kittery Trading Post

Waging War on Counterfeit Drugs

Chinese Authorities Warn Counterfeit Nestle, Knorr Products May be Toxic

China to Strengthen Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Chinese Counterfeit of Popular Nightclub Zouk is Fooling Even Guest DJs Who Can’t Tell it’s Fake

CBP Seizes $1.1 Million in Counterfeit Electronics in Joint Operation With Hong Kong Customs

ITC To Look Into Chinese Knockoff Arrowhead Claims

Man Arrested for Allegedly Pawning Counterfeit Rolex Watches in Singapore

China: Mad About (TV Show) Knockoffs

Counterfeit Magic Card Fails Light Test But Passes Rip Test

Knockoff Report™ #600

More Than 99% of Counterfeit iPhone Chargers Fail Basic Safety Tests

Can Consumers Be Scared Into Not Buying Counterfeit Goods?

Mobsters Ran a Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana for 10 years, Flying the Flag and Issuing Visas

Amazon Is Being Sued for Selling Counterfeit Snuggies

Food Industry ‘$49bn Opportunity’ for Fraudsters

Facebook Live Targeted in Crackdown on Trading in Counterfeit Goods

8 Convicted In San Jose Court For Selling Counterfeit Energy Drinks

Toronto Police Seize $2.5 Million in Counterfeit Goods as Holiday Season Starts

NYPD Busts $8 Million Counterfeit Phone Scheme

Police Arrest Connecticut Man in Fake Concert Ticket Probe

barnyard-flea-marketAugusta Flea Market Vendors Shocked by $3 Million Counterfeit Bust

North Providence Man Charged with Selling Counterfeit Clothes

Utah Man Pleads Not Guilty to Using Powerful Opioid to Make Counterfeit Pain Pills

Counterfeit Designer Items Worth $1M Found in Crossville, Tennessee

Reports of Counterfeit Cosmetics Being Sold in Durham

Spanish Police Arrest 71 People, Seize Counterfeit Goods

Counterfeit Products Cost Malta €43 Million in Losses Every Year

Gardaí Seize Lots of Counterfeit Goods in Christmas Crackdown

More Than £1.5 Million of Counterfeit Goods Seized at East Midlands Airport

P4.5-M in Fake Cosmetics Seized in Quiapo, Malabon

Fake Items Worth More than Half a Million Pounds Seized at Stansted Airport

What You Should Know About Counterfeit Parts

Knockoff Report™ #599

susppect courterfeit watchesCounterfeiting Trade Settles Into a New York Standby: Self-Storage Units

How to Spot Counterfeit Goods This Holiday Shopping Season

Potentially Dangerous Counterfeit Toys Smuggled into United States

L’Oréal to Fight California Firm’s ‘Knockoff’ Lawsuit

The Pentagon Uses Plant DNA to Catch Counterfeit Parts

Amazon Is Turning Up The Heat On Counterfeit Products

5,000 Bags of Counterfeit Rice Seized by Singapore Customs

Police Warn of Potentially Fatal Counterfeit Pills in Circulation

C
1044731ounterfeit Alcohol Can Cause ‘Breathing Difficulties, Liver Damage and Blindness’, Revenue Warns

Long Islanders Charged with Selling Counterfeit Designer Goods, Police Say

NV Attorney General Warns of Counterfeit Retails Apps Ahead of Big Shopping Days

Fakin’ It?: What Are You Really Buying When You Opt for Bargain Goods?

Spotting Counterfeit Toys

New Hotline Launched to Help Tackle Sale of Counterfeit Tobacco and Alcohol in Halton

Lao National Busted with 1,500 Counterfeit Notes in Bangkok

Knockoff Report™ #598

knockoff-report-598-splenda-owner-sues-dunkin-donuts-over-knockoff-sweetenerSplenda Owner Sues Dunkin’ Donuts Over Knockoff Sweetener

Amazon Takes Counterfeit Sellers to Court for First Time

Don’t Copy Me, Bro: How Tech Innovators Can Knock Out Knockoffs

Smart Batteries Offer Charge Indicators and Counterfeit Protection

Steelers Fans Duped: Increase of Counterfeit Tickets Sold Against Cowboys

Counterfeit Products Hurt The Consumer And The Economy

Brothers Accused of Selling Counterfeit Denver Broncos Merchandise Get Probation

On Your Side: Beware of Counterfeit Items Showing up on Social Media

Don’t Get Faked Out With Counterfeit Cubs Collectibles, FBI Warns

Beware of Fake Apps Selling Counterfeit Items

Knockoff Report™ #598 - Battle of Bobbleheads! Companies Clash Over Competing Wobbling Figures of Hillary Clinton in Prison StripesBattle of Bobbleheads! Companies Clash Over Competing Wobbling Figures of Hillary Clinton in Prison Stripes

5 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Knockoff Makeup

Rare Look Inside FDLE Crime Lab Tracking Deadly, Counterfeit Pills

Groupon at Center of Fake Goods Scandal as Probe Reveals Sale of Dodgy Designer Gear

Counterfeit Goods Seized in Probe Into Secret Facebook Group

White Hall (Arkansas) Police Seized More Than 2,000 Counterfeit DVD’s, Arrest Two

Blair County (Pennsylvania) Business Has Counterfeit Items Seized, Claims Ignorance

DuPont Issues Warning About Counterfeit Resin in China

Peru Man Charged in Paris with Aggravated Trafficking, Furnishing Counterfeit Drugs

NBI Seizes P2.4M Worth of Counterfeit Socks

Murang’a (Kenya) Leaders Issue Stern Warning to Makers of Counterfeit Alcohol

Deadly Counterfeit Opioid Pills Fooling Experts, Killing Californians

Knockoff Report™ #597

Great White Shark JawsThe Government’s “Jaws” & the Threat to Intellectual Property & Trade Secrets

The Strange History of Italy’s Mob-Controlled Counterfeit Fashion

Hundreds of Counterfeit Branded Shopping Apps Hit the App Store Ahead of Holiday Season

Pirates Swamp Online Stores With Counterfeit Music CDs

Apple: Nearly 90% Of ‘Genuine’ iPhone Chargers On Amazon Are Counterfeit

Fendi Accuses AliExpress Sellers of Offering Counterfeit Products

No Budget, No Problems? Intellectual Property Challenges for Film Production Start-Ups

Major Appliance Makers Warn Against Counterfeit Refrigerator Water Filters

IP Protection in China Is Finally Changing. Or So It Seems

Kylie Jenner Warns Customers About Fake Kylie Cosmetics Ingredients

How Does the Apple Watch Compare to a $10 Knockoff?

Counterfeit Cigarettes Hit Detroit Streets

Advanced Tactical FighterChina’s Knockoff of the F-22 Raptor Gets Its Public Debut

Bay Area Woman Arrested for Allegedly Selling Counterfeit Cosmetics

Cranston Police Seize $1 Million Worth of Counterfeit Designer Goods

Police: $1M Worth of Counterfeit Goods Found at Rhode Island Yard Sale

Two Men Caught With Counterfeit World Series Tickets Face Felony Charges

Shipment of Counterfeit Lubricant Seized in Puerto Rico

Counterfeit Bust Nets Thousands of Fake Bags in 3 Boroughs

Counterfeit Manufacturers Caight at 2016 SEMA Show, US Marshals Serve Papers

Feds, NYPD Raid Warehouses in Counterfeit Goods Bust

Counterfeit Tickets Sold at Aggie Game has Police Looking for Suspects

APD Seizes $1.25 Million in Counterfeit Items During North Austin Raid

Coach Sues Houston Store Over Alleged Sale of Knockoffs

Columbus County Man Accused of Selling Counterfeit Goods

Two Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Gold Bars in Sussex Co.

Nearly £7m in Counterfeit Goods Including Cigarettes and Jewellery Seized in Just a Single Year

Knockoff Report™ #596: Diamonds, Sex Toys and Cartoons

Jewelry box with the bows on isolated white backgroundCostco Ordered to Pay $5.5M For Selling Counterfeit Tiffany Rings

500,000 Counterfeit Products Sold to eBay Consumers

How British Tourists Buying Counterfeit Handbags in Dubai are Funding Kim Jong-un’s Nuclear Missile program

Counterfeit e-Commerce: The Dark Side of WhatsApp

Are Counterfeit Sex Toys a Danger to Your Health?

What Does Fake Viagra Do To The Body?

Coach Abandons Tmall as Alibaba Continues Battling Counterfeit

New York Man Convicted in Counterfeit Gift Card Shopping Spree

Man Convicted of Selling Counterfeit Ugg, Adidas, Ralph Lauren and Nike Goods on Facebook

Two Alcorn County Men Charged With Selling Counterfeit Goods

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‘Counterfeit Cat’ Show Goes Global on Disney Channel

Local Trader Sentenced for Selling Counterfeit Goods Following Recent Investigation

3 Big Issues That China Faces in Counterfeiting Battle

We Asked an Expert How to Spot the Most Popular Counterfeit Items in the UK

Cubs, MLB Seek ex Parte Seizure of Counterfeit Merchandise Sold Outside Wrigley Field

Christie Orders Tight Control of Knockoff Prescription Drugs

Bottles Seized in Lar Corbett’s Pub Contained Counterfeit Vodka

Caught! Hong Kong Fair Exhibitor Arrested as She Sold Counterfeit Jewellery to Undercover Official

Champagne Bar Procesuted for Counterfeit Vodka

Salford Firm Fined £18k as 3,700 Unsafe Counterfeit Disney and Marvel Toys Seized

Mercedes-Benz Genuine Parts vs Counterfeit Parts

Knockoff Report™ #595: Pokemon Go, Pills and Paintings

Knockoff Report™ #595 - Pokemon Go Buddy System: How To NOT Waste Candy With Reminders, Counterfeit App WarningPokemon Go Buddy System: How To NOT Waste Candy With Reminders, Counterfeit App Warning

Alibaba Failing to Deliver in Fight Against Fakes, Say Brands

Counterfeit Painkillers Bought on Dark Web Contributing to Spike in Overdoses

Counterfeit Electronics Rule Would Let Contractors Recover Costs

Amazon To Charge Thousands To Prevent Counterfeit Sales

Thousands of Fake Ferragamo Shoes Seized at LA Ports

Alec Baldwin Sues Over Counterfeit Painting

With Football Season Underway, Beware of Counterfeit Tickets

Ray Kurzweil: Accelerating Tech Is Making Old Intellectual Property Laws Obsolete

knockoff-report-595-blac-chyna-tried-to-sell-some-knockoff-yeezys-on-her-instagramBlac Chyna Tried To Sell Some Knockoff Yeezy’s On Her Instagram

Owner of Online Colored Contact Lens Store Pleads Guilty To Importing & Selling Counterfeit Lenses

2 Arrested in Madera County for Selling Illegal Medicine, Counterfeit Clothing

P8 Million Worth of Counterfeit Valves Seized in Manila

Counterfeit Parts Of Aircraft And Defense Products Could Proliferate Through 3D Printing

Book Review: Are You Eating Counterfeit Food?

Fake Britain: Dangerous Counterfeit Xenon Bulbs are Being Sold Online

CBP Seizes 7,800 Pairs of Counterfeit Shoes from China

More than 1,300 Counterfeit Wallets, Bags Seized in Singapore

Counterfeit Lanterns and Toys Seized by Customs Ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY: Counterfeit products showing up online

Knockoff Report™ #594: Prince, Pokemon and Pakistan

Knockoff Report™ - Prince Might Have Been a Casualty of a Counterfeit Chinese Pill Problem Sweeping the NationPrince Might Have Been a Casualty of a Counterfeit Chinese Pill Problem Sweeping the Nation

Amazon, eBay and Alibaba Face Problem as Counterfeit Goods Reach $1.7 Trillion

Louboutin Handed Victory in Russian Counterfeit Cosmetics Case

Alexander Wang Wins $90 Million in Counterfeit Suit

DoD’s New Rule Helps Contractors from Buying Counterfeit Parts

Landlords to Counterfeit Traders Hit by e-Commerce IP Rules

Man and Woman Accused of Selling Counterfeit DVDs and CDs in Etowah County

CBP Officers Seize Counterfeit Goods at Rainer Rail Facility

Officials Think Counterfeit Master Key Could be Behind String of Mailbox Break-Ins

El Sobrante Woman Charged with Selling Counterfeit Designer Goods at San Francisco Store

Three Arrested in Hong Kong Customs Raid of Counterfeit Goods Operation in Mong Kok’s Ladies’ Market

Chinese Woman Held with Counterfeit Rum

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis Case

Counterfeit Vodka Finding Leads to Suspended Sentence

Pakistan Minister Takes Potice of Counterfeit Liquor

The Cost of Counterfeit Goods Found in Nairobi Businessman’s Home Totals SH35M

Tata Motors Steps Up Its Fight Against Counterfeit Parts

Newcastle Authorities Bust Counterfeit Watch Dealer

BBB: Counterfeit Merchandise During the Rio Olympics

Shop Fined for Dangerous, Counterfeit Cigarettes

Manufacturers File Suit Against Importer Over Counterfeit Food Processors

Nigeria Warns of Counterfeit Quinine in Market

Counterfeit Alcohol Poses a Serious Threat to Consumers

Fighting Fakes: The Scary Truth About Counterfeiting in Manufacturing

Tanzania: Counterfeit Goods Worth 13.8 Million Impounded

Did Counterfeit Drugs Contribute to Prince’s Death?

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