Most Fake Electronics Sold in US Takes Place in Retail Stores

64 percent of counterfeit electronics sold to consumers in the United States takes place in legitimate retail stores, according to Gallop consulting and the US Chamber of Commerce.

Worldwide, counterfeit electronics chips and semiconductors creates a loss of $169 Billion to the electronic industry.

(Latest counterfeiting statistics.)

Source:  Jayne O’Donnell, “Counterfeit products are a growing, and dangerous, problem,” USA Today, June 5, 2012.