A newly finalized U.S. Department of Defense rule that reduces the risk of counterfeit semiconductor products being used by the U.S. military has been issued. The measures aim to control the procurement of semiconductors and other electronic parts.
U.S. authorities have issued a warning about a counterfeit version of a cancer treatment drug called Avastin that has been found in the U.S. The fake version of the drug is connected to a company called Medical Device King.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal seized thousands of counterfeit pills intended for the erectile dysfunction market. The illegal sale of prescription and counterfeit drugs online and on the street are on the rise in Canada and elsewhere.
Paul Midler is blowing the whistle on China's production industry. His new book Poorly Made in China reveals how factory owners leverage their power over importers and why "quality fade" continues to be a major problem.
Police in Spain have smashed an illegal set-up which is thought to have netted over 6 million Euros in unlawfully tendered fake notes of 20 and 50 euro denominations. The network brought in 50,000 Euros in counterfeit notes into the Spain every month.
For years, Shenzhen, China’s manufacturing hub, has been cranking out a slew of counterfeit merchandise—everything from fake designer handbags, expensive watches, cheap DVDs, cell phones and even, sham art masterpieces.
Counterfeit Colgate toothpaste has been circulating in the US and Canada which poses dangerous health issues. Now Colgate and health agencies are looking to get them off the shelves and make sure people buy the product they are looking for.
From fake drugs to phoney purses, counterfeit products are spreading across the world. But wily businesses are fighting back with science and technology promising to protect their goods from criminal fakery.