A counterfeit goods network stretching from China to Pakistan and into the United States made up to 20,000 counterfeit Johnson & Johnson OneTouch Diabetes test stripes in 2006. As of 2010, Johnson & Johnson was still filing lawsuits against those that sold the counterfeit test stripes. Johnson & Johnson reported that no fake boxes have been sold in the United States within the last two years.
Counterfeit Auto Parts in Saudi Arabia is estimated to worth $3.4 Billion (13 Billion Riyal). Half of all auto accidents that lead to deaths in Saudi Arabia in 2007 was caused by counterfeit auto parts.
From 2007 to 2009, police in Turkey seized 7.75 million pirated CDS and Movies, along with 1.6 million pirated books. The counterfeit goods seizures were the result of more than 9,500 police operations that resulted in over 10,000 arrests.
64 percent of pirated content on Internet streaming sites focused on the German market are television shows. 32 percent of pirated content were movies, with 4 percent being pornography.
The Japanese Cartoon industry losses an estimated $2.4 Billion a year to piracy activities in China, according to a report from Japan’s Foreign Ministry. The character Doraemon, who is the cultural ambassador for Japan, is among the most pirated character.
In 2006, Internet piracy in Spain led to 132 million movies being pirated online. In 2008, the number of pirated movies in Spain increased to 350 million.
Wine experts estimate that up to 5 percent of all wine sold could be counterfeit.
Movie piracy in India leads to 700 million pirated movie DVDs to be sold in the country each year, creating revenue of $330 Million (15 Billion Rupees) for the pirated movie sellers.
Internet piracy in Europe led to $13.7 Billion (10 Billion Euros) worth of pirated movies, music, television shows and software to be illegally downloaded in 2008.
Customs officials in Japan seized 1.04 million counterfeit goods items in 2009, according to Finance Ministry. The total amount seized was up 10.6 percent from the previous year. 86 percent of the counterfeit goods originated from China, followed by 6 percent from South Korea. The most counterfeited good was counterfeit purses, which accounted for 55 percent of all goods seized.