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Counterfeit

Describing anything fake. In the context of finance, the term is usually used to describe money minted or printed by any person or institution not duly authorized to do so. While counterfeit money is not legal tender, its proliferation may debase the value of money if it is not readily identifiable as fake.
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Counterfeiters gain perceived legitimacy by appearing in Google's search results, buying ads at the top of search results pages, and utilizing U.
Since technology has empowered the counterfeiter with low cost but high quality imaging, printing and distribution capabilities, technology must also provide consumers, brand owners, manufacturers, and law enforcement officials with the tools needed to fight the threat of counterfeiters.
Obeidi told NINA on Saturday: "The amnesty law for counterfeiters did not come by the Integrity Committee, but it comes from a political bloc, so the process is a violation because of fighting corruption is the Integrity Committee, who makes recommendations in such issue , not the political blocs" .
We are trying to close the door to counterfeiters," he said.
The first four weeks were trouble-free but when counterfeiters tried to sneak on at the weekend they were "quickly apprehended" and around 100 fake DVDs and 30 items of fake gold jewellery seized.
Consumers will continue to benefit from easy opening, while the security will deter counterfeiters from introducing fake Royal For Herbs goods onto the market.
Counterfeiters like Stephen Burroughs, Seneca Page and others worked out of Cogniac Street in Durham, Quebec for several decades.
With the technological advancement, the counterfeiters know about the kind of paper and ink that is being used in making currency notes and not the security template," a CBI spokesperson told reporters.
Mihm, using a fascinating collection of primary material, details people, places, and most frighteningly, the success of the counterfeiters, as notes were printed and distributed easily all over the country.
LIVERPOOL council is to work with Liverpool FC to fight counterfeiters who cost the club pounds 400,000 a year in rip-off shirts and souvenirs.
The counterfeiters can't copy the edges very well - they usually make a die for the edge using their own tools.
Counterfeiters plagued the economy of the early United States.