The US FDA has teamed up partners to create and launch a new initiative designed to combat illicit medicines.
Europol busts a Spain-based operation selling rotten horsemeat with falsified documents to say the meat was edible.
Nike is reportedly planning to sell its shoes on Amazon via a direct-to-customer registry aimed at curbing counterfeits.
Almost 30 per cent of online shoppers have been duped into buying fake makeup, skincare and medicine.
Customs seized 41m fake goods at the EU's borders last year worth €670m, roughly in line with 2015's figures.