Pirated Books Seized in Chile

Between 2011 and 2013, authorities in Chile seized 362,752 pirated books from stores across the country. The pirated books were valued at $1.5 Million. In 2013, a total of 6,559 pirated books valued at $106,000 were seized in Chile. The rate of seizures has increased in 2014, with 13,181 pirated books being seized in the… Continue reading Pirated Books Seized in Chile

Fake Car License Plate for Sale in Cambodia

Customers in Phomh Phen, Cambodia are able to buy fake car license plates from street vendors in the capital. The price for a fake license costs between $4.50 to $10. A typical Royal Cambodian Armed Forces plate costs $6.50, and is available within the day. On average, the vendor reports having between 5 to 10… Continue reading Fake Car License Plate for Sale in Cambodia

Cost to Buy MBA Degree Online

A reporter in Dubai investigating fake online degrees reported on a company that was offering MBA degrees for sale. According to the report, the online company was claiming to transfer work experience into college credit that would allow a student to easily obtain an MBA degree online. The unaccredited university was offering MBA degrees online… Continue reading Cost to Buy MBA Degree Online

IRA Running a Counterfeit Vodka Operations

Customs officials in Ireland broke up a counterfeit vodka operation that was managed by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) that is estimated to have been a multimillion euro moonshine operation. In a raid by Custom agents, nearly 1110,000 bottles caps, 400,000 fake labels of popular vodka brands, 500 cardboard boxes and a bottling plant was… Continue reading IRA Running a Counterfeit Vodka Operations

Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

A 10 day crackdown against counterfeit drugs coordinated by Interpoal in May 11 to 21, 2014 lead to 8.4 million doses of fake drugs. 237 people were arrested worldwide and 10,603 websites that were selling counterfeit medicines were shut down. Fake pills being sold to the public included diet pills ad controlled pharmacy pills such… Continue reading Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

Counterfeit NHL Merchandise Seized by Security Agencies

Between 1992 and 2014, police and brand enforcement officials with the National Hockey League (NHL) seized over 10.6 million counterfeit goods items of its hockey teams. These types of fakes consists of counterfeit or replica jerseys, t-shirts and hats of NHL hockey teams that are unauthorized. According to the NHL, the retail value of the… Continue reading Counterfeit NHL Merchandise Seized by Security Agencies

Losses to Car Maker Nissan from Counterfeits in the UAE

According to company officials, Japanese motor company Nissan losses about $60 Million each year to counterfeit auto parts in the United Arab Emirates. These fake car parts include brake pads, radiators, windscreens and other vehicle parts. In the Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes Baharain, Kuwait, Omanm, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the counterfeit auto… Continue reading Losses to Car Maker Nissan from Counterfeits in the UAE

Prices to Buy Fake Degrees Online

A man in the United States plead guilty in federal court for fraud after being arrested for selling fake diplomas. Between 2003 and 2012, the man sold up to $5 Million worth of fake degrees and diplomas for fake schools that he created. None of the colleges that he made diplomas for had any faculty… Continue reading Prices to Buy Fake Degrees Online

Domestic and Overseas Printing of Fake US Dollars

In the 2013-2014 fiscal year, agents with the Secret Service in the United States seized $88.7 Million in counterfeit dollars within the U.S. Nearly 60 percent of the fake dollar bills seized were made by using inkjet or laser printers. Overseas, Secret Service agents seized $68.2 Million in counterfeit dollars during the fiscal year. Most… Continue reading Domestic and Overseas Printing of Fake US Dollars