Fighting the trade of counterfeit products online is a challenging and difficult task for law enforcement. To strengthen the fight against counterfeiting and piracy online and offline, Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) joined forces to launch the Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (IPC³) in July 2016. With its increased operational capabilities, the IPC³ has successfully supported many high-priority investigations related to online intellectual property infringements such as Operation Student and Operation Fake.
Don’t order on illicit websites – Pharma
The internet has become an essential channel for e-commerce, and counterfeiters are increasingly taking advantage of the World Wide Web to deceive, sell and ship fake products directly to unsuspecting consumers. Despite these products looking like a bargain, they can pose serious risks to the health and safety of buyers.
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Don’t order on illicit websites – Make Up
More than 4500 domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit products to consumers online have been seized by law enforcement authorities in a joint global operation.