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Kees Riphagen

Kees has worked in the graphic arts industry for most of his career in technical, marketing, sales, and managerial functions. He has experience in manufacturing, as well as entrepreneurship. Kees joined the transaction card industry in 2008, and currently resides in Chicago.
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Recent Posts

Filtering Out Fakes

Posted by Kees Riphagen on Jun 20, 2018 9:38:00 AM

Woman drinking water 400x200Before you take a sip from that glass of water, you may want to consider where it came from. The sale of counterfeit water filters is becoming a huge industry problem. Unfortunately, many consumers searching for bargains on OEM water filters may inadvertently find themselves buying counterfeits that can not only damage their refrigerator, possibly voiding out the warranty, but also severely put their health at risk.

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Topics: Online Brand Protection, Brand Protection, Online InSight, Brand Protection & Enhancement, OpSec InSight

Counterfeit Cialis and questions of counterfeit drugs

Posted by Kees Riphagen on Feb 12, 2015 11:45:00 AM
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Counterfeit Cialis and questions of counterfeit drugs

In light of the recent announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that counterfeit versions of the drug Cialis were found in the mail en route to a U.S. customer, we thought it would be a good time to go over some basic facts about prescription drug counterfeiting in America.

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Topics: Counterfeiting, Online Brand Protection, Pharmaceuticals, In the Headlines, Supply Chain Management