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Pharma, fashion, social media – latest news in brief

April 2021 edition | Counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines found in Mexico, Poland // Thousands of fakes seized in Belgium, Germany…

Toys, fashion, electronics, and IT – new actions against fakes

March 2021 edition | Authorities in numerous countries seize millions of counterfeit toys, while German customs stop thousands of…

Fake pharmaceutics and batteries targeted in huge raids

Februar 2021 edition | Massive seizures of counterfeit pharmaceuticals and fake Covid-19 vaccines are reported by authorities in Europe…

Large-scale seizures and raids in Europe and the USA

January 2021 edition | Customs in Hamburg and Dortmund seize tens of thousands of counterfeits; authorities in Italy dismantle…

Actions in Europe, warning of fake Corona vaccines

November 2020 edition | Just ahead of the Christmas sales, Europol reports the shutdown of tens of thousands of…

New raids and brand protection wins across Germany

Oktober 2020 edition | Authorities in North and South Germany are dealing with several criminal vendors; customs officials in…

Fashion, movies, wine – spectacular strikes against fakes

September 2020 edition | German customs score seizure successes worth millions. Hong Kong’s authorities arrest counterfeiters selling via livestream.…

Fake car parts, illegal food, and a new awareness campaign

July 2020 edition | Italian officials crack down on an automotive counterfeiting ring, while a large-scale operation against counterfeit…

Europe: Spectacular actions against counterfeiting

June 2020 edition | In huge raids, authorities in Greece and Turkey dismantle illegal production sites for perfume counterfeits.…

Medicine, car parts, clothing are in the spotlight of current cases

May 2020 edition | Investigators of EU’s agency OLAF report new successes in the fight against ‘Corona counterfeits’. Italian…