Amazon Targets Counterfeit Crimes

The eCommerce giant is launching a new unit to tackle counterfeit products.

A recent article posted on Amazon’s blog, dayone, discussed the company’s effort to crack down on counterfeits. Amazon is launching a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit consisting of former federal prosecutors, investigators and data analysts whose job it is to prevent counterfeit products from being listed on its website. The initiative aims to help effectively pursue civil litigation against suspected criminals, support brands, and aid law enforcement officials across the world in action against counterfeiters.

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