Operation was prompted by intelligence that the counterfeit face masks were coming into the UK from Hong Kong.
Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, thefts approached record levels and were likely an underestimate, says TAPA.
Norman Gardner has stepped down as chair of VerifyMe, and will be replaced by GPX' Scott Greenberg.
Zahra Gillani bought the lenses from Alibaba for $1.75 per pair, and sold them on via a Facebook page for £15.
Number of incidents fell 35 per cent on 2019, with food and beverage once again the most targeted product category.
Criminals are shifting away from cash to online bank transfers and turning to social media to trade in illegal goods.
The online sale of counterfeit automotive parts: An analysis of how online marketplace practices allow counterfeiters to put unsafe products in American consumers’ cars, and proposed solutions for minimizing the proliferation of counterfeits
(Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council)
Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market by Technology, End-Use Industry and Region - Global Forecast to 2025
Published: August 2020
The segments considered for this report are based on the technology, usage feature, end-use industry for anti-counterfeit packaging solutions, and region. The segmentation based on technology consists of RFID, holograms, tamper evidence, forensic markers, mass encoding, and other upcoming technologies such as security labels, embedded image, packaging & designs, and security inks & films... More Information >>