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Knockoff : the deadly trade in counterfeit goods : the true story of the world's fastest growing crime wave

Author: Tim Phillips
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Kogan Page, 2005.
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Knockoff exposes the truth behind counterfeit goods and reveals the links between organised crime and illegal goods. Describes how the counterfeiters' criminal network costs jobs, cripples developing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Phillips, Tim, 1967-
Knockoff.
London ; Sterling, VA : Kogan Page, 2005
(DLC) 2005022214
(OCoLC)61200705
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Phillips
ISBN: 0749446781 9780749446789 9780749443795 0749443790
OCLC Number: 62746121
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction: The knockoff economy; 1 The second-oldest profession; 2 Brand bandits; 3 Counterfeit Alley; 4 Sex and the purse party; 5 Copying is a beautiful thing; 6 A greater Europe; 7 I thought I had seen everything; 8 Where buyers and sellers meet; 9 War and peace; 10 Illusions; 11 Lifting the stone; 12 Ordinary criminals; 13 Turning guns into CD burners; 14 Making a scene; 15 From Russia with Windows; 16 The capital of bogus parts; 17 Under the hood; 18 Show us the dead bodies; 19 Men in white coats; 20 Dora Akunyili must not die; Conclusion: Whack a mole.
Responsibility: Tim Phillips.

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"Provides us with a deeper insight into this knockoff economy which he so aptly calls a criminal empire of huge proportions." Michel Danet, Secretary-General, World Customs Organization Read more...

 
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