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Wall Street Journal: Counterfeiting is the Biggest Transnational Crime

Counterfeit Prom Dress Warning Issued

Drug Dealers Thought They Were Selling Heroin, Were Actually Slinging Knockoff Fentanyl

Clampdown on Counterfeit Drugs Sees 40 New Engineering Jobs Created

Trump Takes on Counterfeiting with Executive Order

Dallas BBB Warns Of Websites Selling Counterfeit Gear

Alibaba’s Response to Counterfeit Goods Claims

Coty Argues For Brand Protection, Not a Restriction of Online Sales

California CEO Pleads Guilty in Houston to Trafficking in Counterfeit Labels and Packaging

Counterfeit Tobacco and Cigarettes Sold on Facebook

Artificial Sweetener Maker Splenda Sues IHOP and Applebee’s for Using ‘Cheap Chinese Knockoff While Making Customers Think it’s the Real Thing’

Why Canada is a Haven for Knockoff Goods

G Pen Maker Awarded $47m in Counterfeit Case

Centre County Man Pleads to Felony Trademark Counterfeiting

Man Pleads Guilty After Found in Possession of $10K Worth of Counterfeit Goods

One in Five Mobile Phones Sold Across Borders is a Fake

Dubai Seizes More Than 3m Counterfeit Goods in Four Raids

Police Seize $75K in Counterfeit Prescription Drugs in Cambridge

SKF India Seizes Fake Bearings Worth Rs 50 lakh

R18m Worth Counterfeit Goods, Stolen Cars, Illegal Firearms Seized

Amazon Seller Wins $6.8M in Suit Over Knockoff Fitness Gear

Amazon’s Counterfeit Goods Problem Growing – Here’s How to Fight Back

IACC President Testifies Before Italian Parliamentary Committee on Counterfeiting

Alibaba to Explore Blockchain in Fight Against Counterfeit Food

Large Amount Of Consumer Tech Is Counterfeit, OECD Report Finds

President Nominates Intellectual Property Advocate as Trade Rep

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Uses Social Media to Call Out Counterfeit Memorabilia

This Girl Accidentally Bought a Counterfeit Urban Decay Palette on Groupon

Pill Presses for Counterfeit Drugs Seized in Record Numbers

Secrets of Drug Traffickers’ Counterfeit Drugs

32 Deaths in Metro Phoenix Attributed to Counterfeit OxyContin Pills

Member Of Atlanta Counterfeit CD & DVD Ring Gets Five Years

Jewelers Arrested, $31 Million In Counterfeit Goods Seized

3 Million Pieces of Counterfeit Goods Seized in Dubai

U.S. Customs Seize 40,000 Counterfeit Condoms in Puerto Rico

I-95 Speeder Found with Cocaine, Gun and Counterfeit Items, Nash Co. Deputies Say

Nearly 100,000 Counterfeit Car Parts Seized in 31 Raids Last Year

Facebook Trader Avoids Jail Over Counterfeit Goods

CBP Officers: $15,000 in Counterfeit Earbuds, Adapters Seized at Peace Bridge

Mercedes Seized 1.6 Million Counterfeit Parts Last Year

FOX 29 Investigates: Counterfeit High-end Sneakers

Traffic Stop Leads to Investigation of Designer Knockoffs, Fake Merchandise in Oklahoma City

Thousands of Counterfeit ‘Timberland’ Shoes Destroyed Under Court Order

Make it a Crime to Buy Fake Goods, Police Say

Indian-Origin Woman Convicted in UK for role in Counterfeit Clothing Racket

See Inside Leicester Fake Clothing Factory Where Counterfeit Adidas and Superdry Goods Were Made

Warriors Treat Mom, Young Son Who Were Burned By Counterfeit Tickets

Knockoff Report™

Knockoff Report™ #600

December 12, 2016

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™ #598

November 17, 2016

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

China Expands Influence in Pakistan by Flooding Markets with Knockoff Goods - Knockoff Report™ #588China Expands Influence in Pakistan by Flooding Markets with Knockoff Goods

Virginia Woman Pocketed $1M Buying Designer Handbags, Returning Chinese Knockoffs in Their Place

Congress Strengthens Trade-related Intellectual Property Protection

Counterfeits, Knockoffs, Replicas: Parsing the Legal Implications

5 Charged With Running New York Counterfeit Perfume Ring

Social Media Boosts Luxury Goods Counterfeit Economy

Two Men Arrested for Allegedly Selling Counterfeit Tickets to Stanley Cup Finals

Bought Stinky Perfume? Counterfeit Perfume Ring Might be to Blame

5 Mislabeled and Counterfeit Foods That Prove Expensive Meals Can Be Costly Lies

Pennsylvania Man Sold Counterfeit DVDs While State Candidate

Indian Fruit Growers Demand Counterfeit Pesticides Ban

Counterfeit Beauty Products Are on the Rise, According to ICE

Missouri Woman Involved in Counterfeit Phone Scheme

Poundworld Recalls Counterfeit Fuses Which Pose Serious Injury to Shoppers - Knockoff Report™ #588Poundworld Recalls Counterfeit Fuses Which Pose ‘Serious Injury’ to Shoppers

NBA Asks Fans Not to Buy Counterfeit Merchandise

Is the World’s Most Expensive Wine Fake? Wine Auction Hit by Counterfeit Fears

From Wumart to Uncle Martian, Experts Say China’s Copycat Problem is Big

Toronto Police Investigate Multiple Cases of Counterfeit Tokens as TTC Phases Out Old Coins

Counterfeit Alcohol Packaging is Now More sleek, Professional and Harder to Detect

Thousands Of Counterfeit Toyota Parts Discovered At Manufacturing Facility In China

NYSP: Man Had Counterfeit DVDs, Drugs During Traffic Stop

Canada Acts to Prevent Importation of Counterfeit Goods into Canada

Major Automaker May Finally Be Striking Back At Chinese Knockoffs

Jakarta Cops Seize 2,128 Pairs of Counterfeit Shoes

Facebook, Instagram Widely Used to Sell Counterfeit Luxury Goods

Tanzania: Fair Competition Commission Seizes Counterfeit Goods

Cialis Makers Allege Individuals Sold Counterfeit Products

Cops – The LA Project: Counterfeit Meds (Kids’ School Project: VERY COOL!)

Knockoff Report™ #585 - Dental Patients Risk Serious Injury From 'Extremely Dangerous' Counterfeit Drills Imported From ChinaDental Patients Risk Serious Injury From ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Counterfeit Drills Imported From China

For Counterfeit Fighters on Social Media, Fake Profiles Are a Real Ally

Spanish Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Diesel in Counterfeit Case

Judge in One Direction Counterfeit Merchandise Case Admits in Court That he’s Never Actually Heard of Them

Counterfeit Prescription Pills; a Growing Problem in Tennessee

Counterfeit Opioid Poisonings Spread To Bay Area

Shipment of Counterfeit Shirts Stopped at Alexandria Bay Border

Knockoff Report™ #585 - Foreign Conmen Selling Counterfeit ChainsawsForeign Conmen Selling Counterfeit Chainsaws

Federal Court Seizes Websites for Selling Counterfeit, Misbranded Drugs

Counterfeit Products Exported to Macau, Hong Kong

Federal Investigators Crack Down on Counterfeit Medication in Hawaii

More Cases of Counterfeit Products in Shanghai

US Steel Seeks China Import Ban After Alleged Hacking

Thousands of Counterfeit Hoverboards Found in City of Industry Bust

Thousands of Counterfeit Hoverboards are Hitting the Market, Creating a New Risk of Dangers

Vintage Sport EquipmentMaryland Man Pleads Guilty to $2.5 Million Sports Memorabilia Fraud Scheme

German court Fines Facebook $109,000 Over Intellectual Property Clause

Romanian Officials Seize Nearly $2 Million in Fake Louis Vuitton, Chanel

Woman Sets Up Sting After Craigslist ‘Hamilton’ Scam

JD.com Loss Widens

The Need for Accountability at the World Intellectual Property Organization

Counterfeit Cigarettes, Worth £2,000, Seized by Police from House in Craigneuk

$2M in Counterfeit Clothing Seized in Hicksville May Go to the Needy: DA

MakerBot Swings Back in Intellectual Property Fight

Beware! Counterfeit Cops on the Prowl

NHL Warning of Counterfeit Fan Gear Sales at Outdoor Avs-Red Wings Game

2,664 Counterfeit Food Products Seized in RAK

Shefford Man to Pay Out More than £2k for Selling Counterfeit Goods

Home Searched in Bury During Crackdown on Tax Evasion, Smuggling and Immigration

Abu Dhabi DED Confiscates Over 10,000 Counterfeit Beauty And Skincare Products And Fines 12 Unlicensed Truck Drivers

Johnston Man Charged with Selling Counterfeit Merchandise

2,600 Counterfeit Hoverboards Seized at Port of Savannah

Hamilton Man Arrested for Third Time Selling Fake Tickets

DOD Counterfeit Parts Reporting and Oversight Needs Improvement, Says GAO

Man Charged with Trying to Sell Counterfeit Duke-UNC Tickets

HSA Issues Alert on Counterfeit ‘Eye Mo’ Eye Drops Sold in Two Singapore Shops

Hewlett Packard Warns UK Channel Over Counterfeit Cartridges