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Illegal alcohol in authentic bottles

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Counterfeiters take advantage of trusted alcohol packaging, and refill recognisable bottles with illegally-made or lower quality drinks to trick consumers. 

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5 more counterfeit products that are seriously dangerous

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018

Counterfeit products are low-quality imitations of original items. Shoes that should last over a year look worn out in months, headphones with awful sound quality. While the quality of counterfeit items can sometimes come close to the authentic products they aim to mimic, the money that customers save on products sometimes comes at a tremendous cost. Here are some products Red Points advises consumers to be extra careful that they’re getting the real deal. You can find the first five products here.

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5 Counterfeit Products You Would Never Buy

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

Would you risk it? We've come up with some examples of products that highlight the dangers of unregulated counterfeit products. It's safe to say no one would knowingly buy these cheap alternatives.

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Bootleg toys, no laughing matter

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

From Loom Bands to Frozen figurines, sales of bootleg toys are stacking up faster than Lego bricks. Besides yielding horrifying character hybrids that should never have been possible, they also pose a major health risk to children. Regardless, counterfeit toys continue to sell successfully, surely prompting reaction within the industry.

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Fake outdoor apparel leaves customers out in the cold

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Jan 26, 2018

As Canada Goose take Chinese counterfeit sellers to court, Red Points takes a look at the trade in fake outdoor apparel.

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All killer no filler: why the FDA issued fake Botox warning

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Nov 6, 2017

The FDA have recently issued a warning about fake Botox and fillers on the market, which are entirely unregulated and potentially fatal.

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Counterfeit adult toys can result in more than just embarrassment

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

The adult entertainment industry has not been immune to the impacts of piracy and counterfeits. The porn industry has suffered as a result of illegal peer-to-peer sharing and now legitimate sex toy manufacturers are troubled by cheap knock-off goods which pose serious health and safety risks to consumers.

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Fake alcohol, a growing problem for European producers

Posted by Emma Smith on Monday, Nov 21, 2016

From fine Spanish wines to prestigious French Champagnes and world-famous Scotch labels, alcoholic beverages contribute massively to the European economy. But the market for fake wine and whiskey is also a lucrative business, causing legitimate manufacturers to lose both revenue and jobs, as well as producing counterfeit products which could seriously harm consumers.

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