Investigation Software Blog

Ways To Spot Counterfeit Money

Counterfeit money is no joke – not on a federal or state level and in fact, it continues to be a problem as new technology makes it easier to replicate existing printing processes. Having fake money is a crime, as is using it; even possessing materials to replicate it is considered a crime. Such crimes are punishable by imprisonment for up to 20 ...

5 Examples of Dangerous Counterfeit Products

In this blog, we talk a lot about the various ways in which counterfeit products cause harm – mostly of the economic sort and involving companies and the people who are employed by them. But the people most directly impacted by counterfeit products are consumers. Those who unwittingly buy knockoffs are eventually blindsided with poor quality. Even ...

The Top 8 Counterfeit Brands to Know About

When was the last time you’ve heard of something growing 10,000%? In the past 2 decades, the growth of counterfeiting has exploded at Big Bang levels. For brand pirates throughout the globe, business is booming, according to the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition. But for some of the most popular brands in the world, the feeling may seem ...

Examples of Counterfeit Amazon Products

Given the multitude of sites out there selling questionable products from dubious manufacturers and sellers, it’s a good thing buyers can go to ethical sites they trust, like Amazon, right? The site’s anti-counterfeiting policy states it plainly – and in bold: Customers trust that they can always buy with confidence on Amazon.com. Products offered ...

6 Counterfeit Product Cases in the News

Millions of dollars are spent every year by companies fighting the sale of counterfeit products. From fake Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags on street corners to name brand cosmetics sold at flea markets, counterfeit goods can be found almost everywhere – including huge online websites such as eBay and Amazon. Below are just a few of the many ...