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Ahead of IPO, Alibaba targets counterfeit items

Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.

By May 13, 2014

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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By March 19, 2014

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Amazon in trouble with China over counterfeit book charges

The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.

By June 28, 2013

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UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters

The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.

By March 15, 2013

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U.K. retailer sued over Windows 'counterfeits'

Microsoft is suing electronics retailer Comet for allegedly creating and selling more than 94,000 counterfeit Windows recovery CDs.

By January 4, 2012

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Feds kick off Cyber Monday counterfeit crackdown

The Department of Homeland Security seizes 132 domain names allegedly linked to the sale of counterfeit clothes, jewelry, and electronics -- and also goes after their PayPal accounts.

By November 26, 2012

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Staples probes potential theft of customer credit card data

A pattern of payment card fraud suggests that data was stolen from cash registers in the Northeast US, security reporter Brian Krebs reports.

By October 20, 2014

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eBay, LVMH settle lengthy lawsuit over fake goods

The agreement calls for eBay and the French luxury goods maker to "combat" counterfeit items that wind their way onto the online marketplace, says Reuters.

By July 17, 2014

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Amazon seller sues Amazon, Apple over deleted listings

A third-party retailer alleges the companies shut down its listings because the Apple accessories it sold were priced too low.

By July 1, 2014

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014