The joy of the holiday season brings a new twist to gift giving; you may end up with a counterfeit. Consumers are easily deceived and unknowingly purchase counterfeit products from eBay, Amazon and others.
eBay lashes back at whistleblower after hundreds of counterfeit products are easily purchased on eBay. While the counterfeit sellers remain, the buyer is blocked, feedback altered and dispute resolutions changed.
After its US IPO debut, consumers may investigate Alibaba and its subsidiary e-commerce websites. While the prices may look attractive, watch out for the fakes. There are many that can easily fool consumers into parting with their money.
Alibaba has to knock out the knockoffs. The Chinese Internet giant is fighting a multimillion-dollar war on fakes, even shaming offending companies. But it's ineffective and the fakes remain says The Counterfeit Report.