Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit Will Root Out Fake Sellers and Products

The new team will help brands and law enforcement

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Amazon is getting tough on counterfeiters. Pixabay, Unsplash

Amazon has established a Counterfeit Crimes Unit, which it described as “a global, multidisciplinary team composed of former federal prosecutors, experienced investigators and data analysts” to help it bring sellers listing counterfeit products to justice.

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