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Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake - Phys.Org

In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, Lisa Gao, from Chicago, compares a new jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at an Apple Store in Chicago. Apple said in a lawsuit filed Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, that it has been buying Apple …more. Apple says ...and more »

Amazon condemnation escalates as Apple claims 90% of its branded items sold on site are fake - World Trademark Review (blog)

Criticism of the availability of counterfeits on Amazon has been turned up a notch after Apple suggested that as much as 90% of items being sold as genuine Apple products by the e-tailer are fakes. The claim was made in a lawsuit filed by Apple in the ...and more »

Apple sues makers of accessories for selling counterfeits - CNET

Apple says counterfeit power products constitute a threat to consumer safety. Jack Taylor, Getty Images. That shiny new Lightning cable you bought through Amazon for you iPhone? Good chance it's a fake, according to Apple. In a lawsuit filed earlier ...and more »

Apple lawsuit reveals most chargers sold on Amazon are fake - Engadget

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Mobile Star LLC for manufacturing fake Apple chargers and cables and passing them off on Amazon as authentic goods. According to the details of the lawsuit posted by Patently Apple, Cupertino bought and tested over 100 ...and more »

More than 90% of 'genuine' Apple chargers & cables sold on Amazon are fake, says Apple - 9 to 5 Mac

Update 2: Amazon is reportedly working on a new Brand Central program to help protect brands from knock-offs. CNET says that few details are yet available, but one of those involved in a pilot scheme said that Amazon's approach to dealing with ...and more »

Apple claims huge swaths of 'genuine' accessories on Amazon are counterfeit in new lawsuit [u] - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Apple has filed a lawsuit against a vendor called Mobile Star, accusing it of violating copyrights and trademarks by selling counterfeit accessories on Amazon and Groupon. Coincidentally, the iPhone maker claimed that a large chunk of supposedly ...and more »

There's a 90% chance the Apple power accessories you bought on Amazon are fake - Business Insider

It looks as though 90% of the Apple power accessories sold on Amazon, such as chargers and cables, are fake, according to a legal document from Apple obtained by Patently Apple. In the document, Apple claims it bought "well over 100 iPhone devices ...and more »

Apple Claims About 90 Percent Of Its Chargers Sold On Amazon Are Fake - Tech Times

The online retailer is a popular marketplace for those who are shopping around to buy a new or replacement product, but don't want to pay full price. And since it could start to get expensive to keep buying products directly from Apple, many might ...and more »

Apple: 90% Of “Apple” Power Accessories Sold On Amazon Are Fake - The Consumerist

The revelation came as Apple filed a trademark lawsuit against Mobile Star LLC, claiming the company sold counterfeit power products — like adapters and charging cables — on Amazon, Patently Apple reports. According to the lawsuit [PDF], Mobile Star ...and more »

Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are dangerous fakes, Apple says - Los Angeles Times

Apple Inc. says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on Amazon.com and has found nearly 90% of them to be counterfeit. The revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Apple against a New Jersey company Monday over what ...and more »