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Apple lawsuit says 90 percent of 'official' chargers sold on Amazon are fake - The Verge

Ever had to buy a new Apple charger from Amazon? Well beware even those labeled as the genuine article — according to a recent lawsuit filed by Apple, 90 percent of them are fake. The iPhone maker is currently suing a company named Mobile Star LLC ...and more »

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

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

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 »

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 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 »

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

For years, Amazon and Apple have fought their own battles when it comes to counterfeit products: third-party retailers selling lookalike Apple accessories and companies hawking fake name-brand products on the e-commerce site. Now, the two issues have ...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 »

Apple sues Amazon supplier over fake iPhone chargers - Computerworld

In a federal lawsuit filed this week, Apple asserted that nearly all the iPhones, chargers and cables it surreptitiously purchased from online retailer Amazon were fakes. "As part of its ongoing brand protection efforts, [Apple] has purchased well over ...and more »

Apple claims most of its chargers sold on Amazon were fakes - ConsumerAffairs

Staff photo Apple customers often turn to Amazon as a source for replacement equipment, like chargers. But when they do, Apple claims they have a very good chance of buying something less than genuine Apple equipment. The electronics giants has filed a ...and more »