IT companies lose an estimated $100 million to counterfeit technology and electronic products each year.
Counterfeit phones and equipment caused losses of about $1.1 Billion to mobile phone maker Samsung in 2006.
The main source of counterfeit electrical equipment seized in the European Union came from Malaysia.
At any given time, 30 Cisco investigators around the world are working on 200 cases of counterfeiting, with China being the primary source of the counterfeit goods.
One out of every ten information technology products sold worldwide may be a counterfeit, according to KPMG and the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement.
Value of counterfeit Cisco products that officials seized in China between 2005 and 2008.