Counterfeit Cosmetics Crackdown

by | Dec 9, 2020

 Europol has shut down over 20,000 domain names and seized hundreds of thousands of counterfeit products in a crackdown on counterfeit goods.

According to a report by Securing Industry, Europol has shut down 21,910 domain names, and seized hundreds of thousands of counterfeit products in a crackdown on fakes.

 

Global Cosmetics News reports that the hail valued at around €2.5 million, with perfume accounting for the largest category of confiscated goods, followed closely by cosmetics.

 

“Tackling the website domains selling counterfeit commodities, or involved in online piracy, has become a growing concern for all law enforcement bodies due to the versatility of the criminals, who can easily make large profits and deleting their internet tracks in a very short period of time.” –  Europol said in a statement

 

 

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