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Buying Counterfeit Products

The internet is full of promising offers. Onlineshops outdo each other with cheap prices and discount campaigns. It can be hard to distinguish which trader is trustworthy and which is not. Our ECC-Net has some tips on how you can avoid traps and fakes.

ECC Austria explains what consumers should keep in mind when a trader walks by at the beach.

Over 1.2 million counterfeit products and 130 million cigarettes – this is the respectable record of a large scale operation of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) in cooperation with many international partners.

Regarding copyright infringements, a rightsholder often employs a lawyer to contact the consumer.

What you should consider before shopping online

Product piracy - mistake does not prevent from penalty.

Fake websites