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At bpGi, we keep up to date on the latest trends in fraud and areas of counterfeit crime.
The counterfeit networking equipment would have fooled business customers “without a doubt” and were spotted by specialists.
NEWARK, N.J. – An Italian national who smuggled counterfeit electronics, including Apple iPhones, iPads and iPods, from China for sale in the United States was sentenced Friday to 37 months in prison
European and U.S. officials announced the closures of the two marketplaces on Thursday, dealing a major blow to online black markets.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has won a landmark court case over the selling of counterfeit cat food on its Taobao platform.
German firms have lost millions of euros to organized crime in a scam dubbed “CEO Fraud” that uses faked memos from top executives to entice accounting personnel to transfer funds, Germany’s federal cyber agency said. (U.S. News And World Report)
Alfred Adkins, 45, was found guilty by a federal jury in Lexington, Kentucky, on four counts including conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud following a one-week trial. (Reuters)
Unsurprisingly, China is the main source of fake goods, and they often transit via Hong Kong, Singapore and UAE.