Tag Archives: counterfeit

BOOK REVIEW: Black Market Billions

As I do the last few days of every April I was preparing for the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition Spring Meeting.  Per my normal routine, I downloaded the agenda and devised a conference plan.  I noted that this year, unlike last, … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Idiot or: The Case of the Counterfeit Judge

As I regularly search for shows on my TiVo using keywords that relate to my interests and work, I ran across a rerun of ‘Swift Justice with Nancy Grace‘ that originally aired on 2/28/11 entitled “An online rip-off; pit bull … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Go Mainstream!

Folks.  I have great news for the anti-counterfeiting industry.  I have recently agreed to co-produce and host a series for a major television network about counterfeiting.  This show will be like nothing you have EVER seen before.  It will be … Continue reading

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Origin of word “Counterfeit”

The English word “counterfeit” shows up in the language around 1250-1300, the time of so-called Middle English.  The word then was “countrefeten.”  This word, in turn, came from Middle French, where the word was “contrefait” or “contrefaire,” which meant to imitate … Continue reading

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