Latest Counterfeit Stories

The Dangers Of Counterfeit Airbags
2012-10-10 14:30:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are a few things in life worth paying full price for, such as safety equipment. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a report today warning Americans that their replacement airbags may be counterfeit and, as such, dangerously flawed. The NHTSA gave a press conference earlier today wherein they announced the results of a round of tests that they put several airbags through. While the risk...

China Enacts Nationwide Counterfeit Drug Takedown, Arrests 2,000 People
2012-08-06 08:47:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A counterfeit Chinese drug ring has been broken up and more than 1,900 people have been arrested for the manufacture and sale of fake drugs and related goods valuing close to $182 million US, according to Chinese authorities. The Chinese Ministry of Public Security said in a statement that the government plan to take down the operation began on July 25. The counterfeit drugs being marketed were supposed to treat various illnesses...

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