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Classic Car Buyers, Beware of Fakes - Businessweek

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Classic Car Buyers, Beware of Fakes
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The owner of 13 vintage Jaguars consulted many experts, including Norman Dewis, chief test engineer for the British luxury brand for more than 30 years.
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Chinese siblings made MILLIONS from illegal fake designer bags - Malaysia Chronicle

Chinese siblings made MILLIONS from illegal fake designer bags - Malaysia Chronicle | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Chinese siblings made MILLIONS from illegal fake designer bags Malaysia Chronicle An unfolding criminal case offers a rare glimpse into how a group of Chinese immigrants turned knockoff Michael Kors bags and Jimmy Choo shoes into a...
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Luxury Supima Cotton to be Protected by DNA Technology

Luxury Supima Cotton to be Protected by DNA Technology | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
... 350-fine count textile mills, manufacturers and retailers from around the world are licensed to use the Supima brand – and authentication of the SigNature T mark in the downstream processes will help prevent counterfeits ...
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High-Tech Commodity Testing Advances

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Anxiety about supply-chain lapses is prompting some retailers to step up their use of technologies such as DNA testing and bar-code scanning.
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LA Anti-Counterfeit Initiative Targets Common Household Items - CBS Local

LA Anti-Counterfeit Initiative Targets Common Household Items - CBS Local | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
LA Anti-Counterfeit Initiative Targets Common Household Items CBS Local The California State Board of Equalization estimated that fake designer clothes, computers, drugs and other items coming through California`s seaports drain about $8 billion...
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection lab in Savannah a made-for-TV reality

SAVANNAH, Ga. - When it comes to solving crimes, Abby Sciuto of the popular NCIS television series has nothing on the gang of forensic scientists at the new U.S. Customs and Border Protection laboratory.
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Media Kit | International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

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cool to use this press kit? 

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Beware of fake products this holiday season - News-Press Now

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Beware of fake products this holiday season
News-Press Now
Although some people are content with fake goods like clothes or toys if they believe they won't cause any personal danger, Mr.
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PD: Phoenix man caught selling 921 fake 'brand name' items - KPHO Phoenix

PD: Phoenix man caught selling 921 fake 'brand name' items - KPHO Phoenix | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
AZFamily PD: Phoenix man caught selling 921 fake 'brand name' items KPHO Phoenix The Phoenix Police Business and Economic Stability Team received information from representatives of national brand name retailers that Castro might be selling...
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Employees Arrested for Attempting to Sell Thousands in Counterfeit ...

Employees Arrested for Attempting to Sell Thousands in Counterfeit ... | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Three store employees were arrested Friday after they were allegedly selling fake brand name clothing at a south suburban clothing and cellphone store, police said.
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Surge in purchases of counterfeit goods - The Guardian

Surge in purchases of counterfeit goods - The Guardian | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
The Guardian Surge in purchases of counterfeit goods The Guardian A new report by accountants PwC reveals British adults admitting that they regularly buy fake designer clothes, bags, accessories and perfumes as well as potentially lethal...
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Kansas store owner accused of selling fake luxury goods set to change plea in ... - The Republic

Kansas store owner accused of selling fake luxury goods set to change plea in ... - The Republic | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Kansas store owner accused of selling fake luxury goods set to change plea in ...
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Family's 'American dream' built on knockoff goods: DA - New York Post

Family's 'American dream' built on knockoff goods: DA - New York Post | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Family's 'American dream' built on knockoff goods: DA New York Post An unfolding criminal case offers a rare glimpse into how a group of Chinese immigrants turned knockoff Michael Kors bags and Jimmy Choo shoes into a multimillion-dollar business,...
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Websites Lure Holiday Shoppers To Buy Counterfeit Designer Goods, BBB Warns - STLtoday.com

Websites Lure Holiday Shoppers To Buy Counterfeit Designer Goods, BBB Warns - STLtoday.com | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Websites Lure Holiday Shoppers To Buy Counterfeit Designer Goods, BBB Warns
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A lawsuit by Tiffany & Co.
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Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2013

Congress finds the fraudulent or illegal imports of textile and apparel articles into the United States results in significant revenue loss to the Department of the Treasury.
To provide the Department of Homeland Security, U.S.
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Feds uncork 'counterfeit' wine trial - New York Post

Feds uncork 'counterfeit' wine trial - New York Post | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Feds uncork 'counterfeit' wine trial New York Post “He had an unquenchable thirst for luxury cars, designer clothes and the finest food and drink in the world.” The prosecution's witnesses are expected to include billionaire...
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As wine fakers get sharper, industry fights back - East Valley Tribune

As wine fakers get sharper, industry fights back - East Valley Tribune | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
As wine fakers get sharper, industry fights back East Valley Tribune Counterfeiting has dogged wine as long as it has been produced, but it is getting more sophisticated and more ambitious, particularly as bottle prices rise due to huge demand in...
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Textiles and Trade: Government Report Finds Security Lax at U.S. Ports

Textiles and Trade: Government Report Finds Security Lax at U.S. Ports | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
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security at ports lacking according to Government Accountability Report... report is 45 pages long and more focused on Homeland Security, but this can be applied to textile security. Also, how is this not a major story???

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Gucci wins $144m in US counterfeit case - Ninemsn

Gucci wins $144m in US counterfeit case - Ninemsn | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
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Gucci wins $144m in US counterfeit case
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Gucci wins $144m in US counterfeit case. 5:53am October 18, 2013.
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might not work since this is a cyber crime, but speaks to the problem

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We love our fake luxury – even if we're supporting organised crime - Irish Independent

We love our fake luxury – even if we're supporting organised crime - Irish Independent | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
We love our fake luxury – even if we're supporting organised crime
Irish Independent
Is imitation truly the sincerest form of flattery?
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Bye-Bye Fake, Hello OG - The Herald

Bye-Bye Fake, Hello OG - The Herald | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Bye-Bye Fake, Hello OG The Herald Sadly, many Zimbabweans were duped to believe that their goods ranging from technological gadgets to clothing are genuine labels only to find out that in the long run, the goods were either counterfeits or just...
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4 people charged in Durham counterfeit-clothing probe | CTV ...

4 people charged in Durham counterfeit-clothing probe | CTV ... | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
Four people have been charged after police raided stores in the Toronto area which they allege were selling fake designer clothes.
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Brand protection in a counterfeit world

http://www.hp.com/go/authenticate - Counterfeiting is a global problem that impacts many industries, from pharmaceuticals, to food and beverages, electronics...
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73pc of Hong Kongers admit to buying fake goods - and don't feel guilty about it - South China Morning Post

73pc of Hong Kongers admit to buying fake goods - and don't feel guilty about it - South China Morning Post | Textile Counterfeiting | Scoop.it
73pc of Hong Kongers admit to buying fake goods - and don't feel guilty about it
South China Morning Post
Luxury or branded goods were the third most popular type of copy products bought, while few people bought fake toys, clothes or watches.
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