Tuesday, November 27, 2012

In Europe and the United States have closed more than 130 counterfeit websites

EU law enforcement agencies and the U.S. on Monday conducted an operation Cyber ​​Monday in which 132 were closed site who sold counterfeit goods. "These resources are designed to steal from legitimate sellers and owners, as well as people who want to buy the genuine article," - said the head of the U.S. Customs Service, John Morton.

According to him, executed operation was implemented by the National Center for Coordination of Intellectual Property Rights, part of the U.S. Customs Service, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the police agencies of Belgium, Denmark, France, Romania, the UK and the European police force Europol.

Blocked resources were selling a wide range of fake goods, from children's car seats and shoes to jewelry. Among the brands that are counterfeited and sold are called McAfee, Symantec, Armani, Guess, Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, Lacoste, Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Versace, YSL and Michael Kors. Sites-sellers were located in domain areas. Eu,. Be,. Dk,. Fr,. Ro and. Uk.

"This operation - an example of the excellent cooperation between the security agencies of the United States and Europe. We believe that counterfeiting - is a global problem and the need to deal with it at the international level," - said in a joint statement.

Also as part of the operation were found about a hundred accounts in PayPal, which were used to finance the counterfeit trade.


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