Latest The Counterfeiters Stories

2012-06-26 23:00:20

U.S. Federal Marshals, in accordance with the seizure and impoundment order obtained in federal court, raid “Total Ice Therapy”, “EZ Ice Therapy”, and “Pro Therapy Supplies LLC” and, according to court documents, seize hundreds of counterfeit goods LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 In February 2012, ProSeries, LLC, a Santa Monica, California based manufacturer of sports medicine equipment, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Central...

2012-01-27 13:10:00

Joseph Federico announced improvements to NJMET´s electronics engineering test procedures to test for counterfeit components. NJ MET´s testing for marking permanency will be in accordance with a newly revised military specification. It guards against blacktopping methods used by counterfeiters to replace the original markings on electronic components. This revised procedure is part of NJ MET´s Mission Imposter® process to test for counterfeit component electronics. Clifton,...

Feds Shut Down 150 Websites Accused Of Selling Counterfeit Goods
2011-11-29 06:10:47

Federal authorities announced on Monday that they had shut down 150 websites for selling counterfeit merchandise to unsuspecting online shoppers. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton and Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer reported the results of a joint three-month investigation by ICE and the FBI, saying the probe had resulted in the seizure of counterfeit goods including shoes, purses, sunglasses, sports jerseys and other items. The authorities made...

2011-07-05 00:00:30

New certification reflects high focus on combating counterfeiters. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 04, 2011 Smith & Associates, a quality leader in independent electronics distribution, has now achieved the status of CCAP-101 Certified for the Components Technology Institute, Inc. (CTI) Counterfeit Components Avoidance Program. The CCAP-101 establishes a set of standard procedures across the industry for authenticating electronic components, therefore reducing the risk of counterfeit parts...

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