Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.
Brian Cooley tells you what you need to know to avoid buying bogus auto parts.
China's e-commerce giant says that since January 2013 it has banned 90 million counterfeit items that had been on its listings.
Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.
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.
The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.
The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.
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.
Microsoft is suing electronics retailer Comet for allegedly creating and selling more than 94,000 counterfeit Windows recovery CDs.
Working to protect its intellectual property, the tech giant settled 3,265 counterfeiting suits worldwide during the past year.