The gang is also believed to have been involved in violent robberies, with firearms and weapons also seized by police.
Christopher Andrew Reyes admitted selling thousands of fake and potentially dangerous vape pens imported from China.
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.
Number of incidents fell 35 per cent on 2019, with food and beverage once again the most targeted product category.
Mystery shopper sampling found that 41 per cent of retail outlets were openly selling illegal tobacco.
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 >>