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May 1, 2006

Faking an entire company

An amazing piece in the International Herald Tribune covers the discovery of a counterfeit operation that faked NEC - not just a few NEC goods, this was a parallel manufacturing and marketing outfit living off the back of the genuine NEC. "Evidence seized in raids on 18 factories and warehouses in China and Taiwan over the past year showed that the counterfeiters had set up what amounted to a parallel NEC brand with links to a network of more than 50 electronics factories in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan." This takes theft of intellectual property to a new level.
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