Nagpur: Ganeshpeth police have on Friday raided a factory engaged in manufacturing duplicate shampoo being sold in packs of well known brands. The cops have arrested four accused and seized as many as 2000 bottles filled with adulterated shampoo. The value of seized goods was reportedly estimated at Rs 2.5 lakh. These accused have reportedly come to Nagpur from Agra, and used to sell clothes through wandering. Among the arrested are Gaffar Shaukat Ali, 23, Shakeel Khan Basheer Khan, 26, Sattar Malik Shaukat Khan, 25 and Amin Khan Mohammed, all residents of Pili Akhar in Agra, UP. The police have handed all four of them to the Food and Drug Administration.

The British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) is increasing awareness that buying or passing on counterfeit golf products is illegal.
“The increase in counterfeiting has staggering financial implications for businesses and huge implications for those that may unknowingly become involved,” explained spokeswoman Ciara Morgan.

It’s the season of goodwill, but shoppers are being warned to watch out for fake online scams this Christmas over fears it could cost the nation £1.3 billion over the coming months.

PCyber Monday is officially the Monday after Thanksgiving. But many holiday shoppers hunt for deals via their smartphones and laptops long before the family cook preps the turkey for the oven or deep fryer.

Police in Shanghai and Xiamen have broken up a major operation making and selling fake Australian wine.

SA KAEO: Fake brand-name blankets and bed sheets worth over 3 million baht were seized from a godown rented by a Chinese national near the Rong Kluea border market in Aranyaprathet.

Beijing: Shanghai police have seized 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine being sold by counterfeiters in China.

Security features are to protect bank notes, documents, and branded products against counterfeiting. Losses caused by product forgery and counterfeiting may be enormous. Researchers now propose to use printed 3D microstructures instead of 2D structures, such as holograms, to improve counterfeit protection.

Chris Crepeau couldn’t understand why he felt the way he did. As usual, the New Jersey man took his daily dose of Lipitor for high cholesterol. Still, he didn’t feel quite right.

Eleven tonnes of fake cosmetics seized

The Interior Ministry’s anti-economic crime department on Monday raided a warehouse and seized more than 11 tonnes of fake cosmetics in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district.

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Forgeries and product piracy are detrimental to society and industry — 3-D microstructures can increase security — KIT researchers develop innovative fluorescent 3-D structures

Several syndicates are forging the Malaysian Customs Official Receipt (COR) and siphoning hundreds of millions of ringgit in revenue that is due to the department.

Christmas shoppers are being warned to think twice before entering sensitive details online this season following a rise in the number of fraudulent Pandora websites selling counterfeit goods on the internet.

The NBC 10 I-Team did some undercover shopping and easily found counterfeit goods for sale around Southern New England, including everything from purses, to footwear and clothing.

Abu Dhabi DED confiscates fake goods

  • By Staff Writer, November 14, 2017, Visiter

During the third quarter of 2017, the Abu Dhabi Business Centre of the Department of Economic Development (DED) conducted 44,938 field inspections in the emirate of Abu Dhabi as part of efforts to combat commercial fraud and the negative phenomena in commercial activities across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra.

Police went into two shops in eMalahleni early last week and confiscated all the counterfeit products on the shelves.

A man who cashed in through a large-scale operation selling fake perfumes and shoes online has been sentenced.
Derek Mitchell, formerly of East Street, Sittingbourne, admitted 10 charges of breaching registered trademarks by selling branded items on Facebook and Gumtree.

A car accessory firm run by men from Formby and Maghull “ripped off” customers and motor companies to the tune of about £200,000, a court has heard.

Just how dominant is Alibaba in China’s booming e-commerce market? The homegrown Amazon/EBay mashup accounted for more than three-quarters of the nation’s online retail sales in 2015.

The police have registered a case under section of 489 (A), 489 (B), 120 (B) and 34 Anti-Money of IPC

Another counterfeit car parts racket exposed

  • By Staff Writer, November 10, 2017, Motoring

Thousands of Australian motorists are at risk of serious engine damage and repair bills by an influx of bogus oil filters circulating the country. READ MORE>>>

Report warns of counterfeit Apple chargers

  • By Staff Writer, November 10, 2017, WXYZ

If you’re upgrading your iPhone in the next couple of months, we have an important warning about buying an extra charger or car charger for that phone. READ MORE>>>

MANILA— The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public against purchasing and using counterfeit Safeguard Family Germ Protection Pure White 60-g. soap bars that are proliferating in the local market. READ MORE>>>

A year after demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said terror funding through counterfeit currency had come down drastically in Jammu and Kashmir and Chhattisgarh.”It is very clear that terror financing has dropped drastically. READ MORE>>>

More than Dh280 million worth of fake goods were taken off the streets of Dubai this year as the authorities sought to tackle a global trade that damages legitimate businesses and fuels organised crime and terrorism. READ MORE>>>

Borrow My Balmain has responded to allegations that they loaned fake designer goods to Australian celebrities in an Instagram post. In the statement they rebut allegations that the issue of replicas is a widespread company problem, instead suggesting that a single “fake Dior skirt”, loaned to Steph Claire Smith, was a one time incident. READ MORE>>>

Chinese consumers are serious when it comes to shopping. On the Cyber Monday-like online sales holiday held on Nov. 11, China’s largest online retailer, Alibaba, has made billions of dollars in sales. In 2016, Alibaba apparently made US$17.8 billion in sales in the span of just 24 hours, according to the MIT Technology Review. READ MORE>>>

The Coalition Against Illicit Trade (CAIT), today launches its latest white paper that brings the expertise and research of its members to examine the benefits of digitalisation of the solutions implemented to fight illicit trade. READ MORE>>>

use of the Botox trademark, which is own by pharmaceutical company Allergan, and that contrary to allThe Auburn Athletics Ticket Office is warning fans to be on the lookout for counterfeit tickets. More specifically, the department is warning about the high-potential of purchasing a counterfeit ticket for the upcoming Georgia game as well as the Iron Bowl game. READ MORE>>>

A trial in which a cosmetic surgeon was accused of administering counterfeit Botox to three women has been thrown out by the presiding judge.
Ozan Melin (41) and his ex-wife Lisa Bolster (50) were cleared of fraud at Bournemouth Crown Court after Judge Brian Forster QC ruled there had been no unauthorised use of the Botox trademark, which is own by pharmaceutical company Allergan, and that contrary to allegations Melin was medically qualified.

A ZANU PF Gokwe councillor has been dragged to court on allegations of printing counterfeit council receipt books before collecting levies from unsuspecting villagers and converting the money to his own use. READ MORE>>>

A company boss who kept thousands of fake Nintendo, Disney and other branded toys in his warehouse later told inspectors: “I’m not a very good businessman.” READ MORE>>>

The Public has been warned against patronising electrical products based mainly on the low price of the products, the Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) stated in Accra on Monday. READ MORE>>>

The Ekiti State office of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, (SON) has destroyed different manufactured goods and products worth N4.5 million lacking in quality and set standards READ MORE>>>

Take the dregs left from making soy bean oil, which usually go to feed the pigs. Press and roll them into a sandy-colored paste. Stuff with rice, and top with chilli sauce. The dish’s name, injogogi, means “man-made meat.” READ MORE>>>

Working Abroad Q&A: Christelle McKillen works for Chanel on their legal team in Luxembourg, and blogs about her travels at Her studies and work have taken her from Belfast to Florence, Maastricht, Dublin, Brussels and Luxembourg. She shares her career path with Irish Times Abroad. READ MORE>>>

In late September, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba invited 15 university students to a quarterly briefing held by the company’s platform governance department. The event also included a tour of Alibaba’s so-called counterfeit evidence warehouse located in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, where fake goods seized from raids on unscrupulous online sellers are stored prior to the resolution of each case. READ MORE>>>

Counterfeit Electrical Products expose users to great danger, and are rapidly creating a huge and growing problem for the country, Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has revealed in Accra on Tuesday. READ MORE>>>

‘Fake-Bans’ among B40m bust

Contraband brand-name glasses worth over 40 million baht have been seized in Bangkok and a Chinese national arrested, police said Tuesday. READ MORE>>>