Counterfeit IT equipment in Tanzania

IT equipment and parts are the most counterfeited product in Tanzania, according to officials. Between May 2005 and June 2011, authorities seizedĀ  $1.83 Million worth of counterfeit IT products.

In the first 8 months of 2011, over 7,000 counterfeit cartridges and other equipments were seized within the country.

Source: “Hewlett-Packard steps up war against counterfeits,” East African, October 2, 2011.