U.S. Law Can’t protect you From Dangerous Counterfeits on Amazon And eBay; Forbes Article: Christmas Shoppers Beware

China is the source of 86% of the world’s counterfeits. Chinese sellers make up 25% of Amazon’s U.S. market place, according to the Forbes article.

In 2015, Amazon won a lawsuit that removed them from legal liability for what third party vendors sold on their site, and this decision — perhaps not coincidentally — coincided with a big push to get more Chinese vendors selling to people in the U.S. — including the creating of a special maritime agreement which allows Chinese merchants to ship full container loads of products straight to Amazon’s U.S. warehouses.

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2017/12/08/christmas-shoppers-beware-u-s-law-cant-protect-you-from-dangerous-counterfeits-on-amazon-and-ebay/#7dd6750c52dd

 

Donald A. Bambenek II
Bambenek Investigative Group
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