Consumer Watchdog

How to avoid buying counterfeit gifts

Knockoff or counterfeit products are a growing problem, particularly with imported items

Bruno Kelzer |

Counterfeit products are a growing problem, regulators say, especially at a time when so many of us are doing last-minute shopping for gifts. But counterfeit products can be harmful and a waste of money.

We offer eight tips to detect counterfeit products, hopefully before you buy them.



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