This variability allows the grouping of counterfeits by one counterfeiter
while simultaneously distinguishing them from the production by other counterfeiters
Coupon Information Corporation (CIC) Executive Director Bud Miller, CPP notes, "Consumers can protect themselves from counterfeiters
by never paying money for coupons and using only coupons they have obtained from authorized channels, such as their local newspaper.
Juan Bruna, president of BrunaSeals, says that embossing and printing a brand name, trademark symbols, message or custom coding and imprints are all tools that can be used on a jar's inner liner, to deter counterfeiters
In addition to making more money, counterfeiters
usually face relatively lower penalties if caught.
In focusing on such a situation, The Counterfeiters
joins a small group of Holocaust films made over the last decades in which characters are faced with what Lawrence Langer has called "choiceless choices," "where moral choice as we know it was superfluous, and inmates were left with the futile task of redefining decency in an atmosphere that could not support it.
However, today, there is little chance that a counterfeiter
will ever see the inside of a prison," Buckner said.
may claim that the offered products are inventory liquidations, manufacturer's overruns, or products diverted from other countries.
are going to try to simulate these fibers on the paper, but the counterfeit lines are printed on the surface and not imbedded into the bill itself.
Often, the counterfeiter
operates a superficially legitimate manufacturing or repair factory.
In contrast to the first strategy, the counterfeiter
does not purchase the product himself.
To understand the complexity and nature of this fraud, it is important to review the methodology used by counterfeiters
in their operations.