Economy news

Daimler: Online trade in counterfeit products increases sharply

August/September 2021 edition | Trade in counterfeit car parts is more and more often happening via the Internet, also…

Chip shortage: counterfeit electronics hit the market

July 2021 edition | Counterfeiters are exploiting the current shortages of semiconductors and electronic components for their illegal trade.…

Amazon publishes its first-ever brand protection report

May 2021 edition | Amazon found and destroyed more than two million counterfeits in 2020. This was recently released…

Anti-prize Plagiarius denounces brazen counterfeiters

April 2021 edition | The German negative award Plagiarius is once again highlighting several brazen counterfeits. This year, numerous…

One in ten pet owners fears to have bought fakes

September 2020 edition | About 10 percent of pet owners believe that they have fallen victim to counterfeit medicines…

Employee of luxury label involved in counterfeiting

September 2020 edition | Chinese authorities have broken up a counterfeiting ring for fakes of the luxury brand Louis…

Daimler reports 1.6 million seized counterfeits in 2019

July 2020 edition | The car manufacturer Daimler is taking decisive action against counterfeit car parts, as impressive figures…

Photo platform Yupoo serves as a shop display for fakes

June 2020 edition | Counterfeiters use the Chinese online image platform Yupoo to promote their illegal offers to buyers.…

Amazon establishes new anti-counterfeiting unit

June 2020 edition | Amazon pledges to take stronger legal actions against counterfeiting. A new interdisciplinary team is to…

Multi-million counterfeiting ring operates under the nose of brand owner

May 2020 edition | A recent report shows how a counterfeiting syndicate generated an estimated 20 million euros in…