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  1. Business - Money

    Mystery of the Hermes Birkins

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 08:55am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... counterfeiting with absolute determination. The house guarantees that all bags purchased in its store are genuine but makes no comment on bags obtained from other sources,” she said, adding: “FYI. Hermès ... thank you!” I replied that I didn’t think these were counterfeit, just being sold by Japanese discount houses and if Hemes themselves won’t admit to making them, who did? But it seems the good ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fake oranges seizure becomes Hong Kong's first counterfeit fruit scandal

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:59am by LO WEI

    ... with suspected forged Sunkist labels in the first case of counterfeit oranges in Hong Kong. The fruit was seized from two Yuen Long stalls after the buyer complained they tasted sourer than the real thing and had thicker skins. The genuine and counterfeit oranges look similar except for their label stickers- the real ones are made of plastic while the fakes are printed on paper, said Lam ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese task force to target counterfeit food and drugs

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com New group will investigate rising number of crimes requiring more specialist knowledge Task force targets fake food, drugs A task force with tougher powers to investigate cases of tainted food and counterfeit drugs is to be set up on the mainland. Its staff will include food and drug inspectors, as well as the police, according to Beijing ...

  4. Business - China Business

    Shedding counterfeit label was crucial for Alibaba amid scrutiny from US

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Shedding counterfeit label was crucial Eighteen months ago, Alibaba was under US scrutiny because counterfeiters were selling goods on its website. Alibaba's Taobao ... Billionaire founder Jack Ma spearheaded the effort to expel copycats, labelling organised counterfeiting a "cancer" and "tumour in society". Alibaba's most popular platforms, ...

  5. News - World - PIRATED GOODS

    US names ‘notorious markets’ for piracy, counterfeiting

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 11:18am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... in counterfeit and pirated goods The United States on Wednesday named China the leading place for physical markets selling counterfeit goods, while websites in Europe, South America and Canada led ... on intellectual property rights. Froman said the markets were selected for the “notorious” label “because they exemplify concerns about trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy on a global basis ...

  6. News - China Insider - E-COMMERCE

    China’s top online cosmetics seller apologises for fake goods sold on its website

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:10pm by Chris Luo

    ... investigating how the seller was able to provide complete product authentication and customs certificates for the counterfeit products. Jumei International Holdings stock dropped 4.18 per cent to US$30.28 (HK$234.7) per share on Monday in the wake of the news. Technology news portal tech.qq.com reported on Monday that a store on Jumei.com had sold Chinese-made counterfeit watches and fake ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong police and monetary authority issue warning against counterfeit HK$1,000 banknote

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 10:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... variation of counterfeit notes modelled on it. The Commercial Crime Bureau on Monday seized five pieces of these counterfeit notes from two local banks. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority described ... according to the features of the counterfeit note as indicated by the police, so that they can accurately and quickly identify this new counterfeit note.” The authority has asked banks to examine ...


    Fake semiconductors imported from Hong Kong sold for use in US nuclear subs

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Hartford, US American contractor who supplied counterfeit semiconductors for use in nuclear submarines had been importing them from China for years Fake chips bought in HK sold to U.S. navy An American businessman has pleaded guilty to shipping potentially dangerous counterfeit semiconductors from Hong Kong to a US navy base for use in nuclear submarines. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Wine Opinion: How to spot a counterfeit

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:49am by Debra Meiburg, SARAH HELLER

    ... Debra Meiburg and Sarah Heller Counterfeit wine expert Maureen Downey’s advice boils down to one message: “Just keep screaming”. We are regularly asked why we are so reluctant to address the issue of counterfeiting, given its prevalence in our markets. But with no solid numbers to hand, and a fine wine market that was only beginning to find its feet, none of us wanted to crush ...




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