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Learn more about the many dangers of fake goods, how to spot and avoid them, as well as how to protect yourself or your company against the risks. Discover daily tips, videos, brochures, infographics, articles, and more. Then share and spread the word, because counterfeiting is never a victimless crime.


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Defending The Front Lines Against Fakes

Video: Courtesy of NCPC Awareness, understanding, investigations and arrests: that’s how frontline law enforcement officers …

Video: Courtesy of NCPC

Awareness, understanding, investigations and arrests: that’s how frontline law enforcement officers are helping keep consumers safe from the scourge of counterfeit goods.

Don’t Bring Harm to Your Home

Video: courtesy of NCPC The dangers of counterfeit goods to your home and your family …

Video: courtesy of NCPC

The dangers of counterfeit goods to your home and your family are real. Don’t bring harm home: fake goods injure, maim, and kill. This video gives real examples of the risks.

Counterfeiting Leads to More Crime, and Prison

Video: Courtesy of NCPC Counterfeiting is a type of intellectual property (IP) theft. It hurts …

Video: Courtesy of NCPC

Counterfeiting is a type of intellectual property (IP) theft. It hurts everyone: even the counterfeiters, who often go on to other crimes, and prison. Stop counterfeiters early, before more harm is done.

Phony Goods Cause Genuine Harm

Video: Courtesy of NCPC Buying counterfeit products hurts real people – IRL – and turns …

Video: Courtesy of NCPC

Buying counterfeit products hurts real people – IRL – and turns you into a phony. Don’t buy the lie: when you buy counterfeits you may think you’re saving money, but you’re really losing yourself.

Counterfeits Can Damage Printers and Your Health

Video: Courtesy of ICCE Counterfeiters of printer ink and other imaging supplies often use dangerous …

Video: Courtesy of ICCE

Counterfeiters of printer ink and other imaging supplies often use dangerous chemical mixtures in their fake products. That can destroy your expensive machines, or cause severe health problems.

Counterfeiting Hurts Developing Countries, Too

Research Paper: Courtesy of Fink, Maskus, and Qian Some people think that counterfeiting is mainly …

Research Paper: Courtesy of Fink, Maskus, and Qian

Some people think that counterfeiting is mainly a problem for large global companies and rich countries. Not true, says the World Bank. The economic implications of counterfeiting for developing countries may even be more severe, directly harming individual consumers, and sabotaging the success of local businesses, artists, and innovators.

Top Ten Counterfeit Products

Infographic: Courtesy of UL The true amount of counterfeiting is unknown. Obviously, criminals don’t confess …

Infographic: Courtesy of UL

The true amount of counterfeiting is unknown. Obviously, criminals don’t confess their crimes until they are caught. The world’s law enforcement organizations base their estimates on the number of fake goods they actually stop and seize.

Here are the top categories of counterfeited goods that they have been uncovered.

Counterfeiting: Know the Dangers!

Infographic: Courtesy of UL Fakes can hurt you, even kill you. Counterfeiting is a global …

Infographic: Courtesy of UL

Fakes can hurt you, even kill you. Counterfeiting is a global trillion-dollar economy in the hands of criminal and terrorist organizations.

Learn more about the risks and consequences of buying counterfeit product and protect the health and safety of you and your loved ones.