How to Spot a Counterfeit Apple Lightning Cable or Apple Power Adapter - LifeHacker India

Apple recently filed a lawsuit against Mobile Star LLC for selling counterfeit power adapters and charging cables on Amazon, and claimed that around 90 percent of official chargers sold on Amazon are fake. That's a huge margin. Here's how to figure out ...and more »

Apple claims Amazon sold counterfeit products in suit against manufacturer Mobile Star - GeekWire

Apple Lightning Cables Apple's suit against manufacturer Mobile Star claimed Amazon directly sold counterfeit Apple branded chargers and power cords. Photo: Apple. Amazon is again embroiled in a conflict over counterfeit products, this time counterfeit ...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 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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Apple takes on Amazon over sales of fake Apple kit - Inquirer

APPLE IS HURLING lawyers at Amazon accusing the firm of selling counterfeit Apple stuff like chargers and earbuds, according to reports. It is possible that you have come across fake Apple things online. Perhaps you went to the official store, said ...and more »

Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products - BBC News

Apple has complained of a "flood" of counterfeit goods masquerading as its products being sold on The claim relates to items sold via Amazon's "fulfilment" scheme, whereby third parties list their goods on the retail giant's site, store ...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 Files $2M+ Lawsuit Against Counterfeiter, Finds 90% of 'Genuine' Accessories on Amazon Are Knockoffs - Mac Rumors

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Mobile Star LLC, accusing the firm of infringing upon its registered trademarks and copyrights by selling counterfeit 5W USB Power Adapters and Lightning to USB cables on Amazon and Groupon, according to court ...and more »