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Gifts for Dads and Grads: Most Counterfeited Tech Gadgets

Posted by Valerie Finn on Jun 13, 2014 3:48:00 PM

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With Father's Day just a couple of days away and high school graduations quickly approaching, consumers are rushing to score the hottest technology gifts for dads and grads. Unfortunately, the latest trends in tech tend to fall victim to counterfeiters hoping to capitalize on the item's popularity. E-commerce sites like DHgate, EC21, Made-in-China and TradeKey often provide anonymous yet attractive venues for counterfeiters to sell these illicit goods in bulk at suspiciously low prices. OpSec conducted research across multiple trade boards to take a closer look at the tech items being counterfeited this season, and what consumers and brands can do to help protect themselves.

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Topics: Counterfeiting, Consumer Electronics, How To Spot Fakes, Brand Protection