Incidents of Fake Parts in Electronic Supply Chain in 2011

In 2011, there were a reported 1,363 separate incidents in the electronics manufacturing industry of counterfeit parts entering the supply chain around the world. The number of counterfeit parts incidents was higher than the reported 324 in 2009.

Source:  Rachel King, “Reports of counterfeit parts have quadrupled since 2009,” ZDNet, February 15, 2012.