It is shocking that Amazon would engage in a particularly serious threat to national security, consumer safety and public confidence by making fake FBI, Secret Service, and other replica police badges available on its website.
All sorts of dirty things are involved in counterfeiting; terrorism, child labor exploitation, kidnapping, money laundering and organized crime, yet e-commerce sites reap billions in revenue and profit from transaction fees
eBay User Feedback should provide accurate and valuable insight into the Buyers and Sellers involved in eBay transactions based on ratings and comments left by their trading partners -- but it doesn't.
If you want to sell counterfeit products, you get a big boost from a postage agreement between China and the U.S. Government. Deep postage discounts are available when shipping counterfeit goods from China to the United States.
Approximately one third of web purchases, almost $20 billion, are returned or exchanged after the holidays leaving millions of consumers at risk. A simple product switch scam defrauds both retailers and consumers.