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Source of 70% of all counterfeit goods seized globally.
[credit provider=”ChinaFotoPress”] The Chinese are voracious copycats. It’s not a new observation. In the late 17th century a Spanish missionary called Domingo Navarrete noted the tendency in his memoirs.”The Chinese are very ingenious at imitation,” he wrote. “They have imitated to perfection whatsoever they have seen brought out of Europe. […]
[credit provider=”maureen lunn via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/maureendidde/2714960770/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The American economy loses $250 billion as a result of counterfeit products each year, according to a recent report. Despite the impact, only a fraction can be detected and confiscated by the government.Jump ahead to see the counterfeited products >
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Agency has been busy hunting down Internet sites pawning fake NFL swag.The agency announced that it had tracked down and seized $13.6 million in fraudulent NFL merchandise from abroad.
[credit provider=”ICE.gov/Facebook” url=”https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151430936446815&set=a.10151345073796815.526360.63303676814&type=1&theatre”] US law enforcement officials have seized a record $13.6 million in fake goods and arrested more than 20 people in a nationwide crackdown on the selling of counterfeit NFL merchandise.US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), US Customs and Border Protection, US Postal Inspection Service and state and […]