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Phillips Knockoff: The Deadly Trade in Counterfeit Goods



The True Story of the World's Fastest Growing Crimewave

1. Auflage 2021, 256 Seiten, Gebunden, HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Format (B × H): 161 mm x 240 mm, Gewicht: 557 g
ISBN: 978-1-398-69925-0
Verlag: Kogan Page


Phillips Knockoff: The Deadly Trade in Counterfeit Goods

In this compelling account, Knockoff exposes the truth behind the fakes and uncovers the shocking consequences of dealing in counterfeit goods. Travelling across the globe, Tim Phillips shows that counterfeiting isn't a victimless crime; it is an illegal global industry undermining the world's economies.

Based on interviews with victims, investigators and the people who sell counterfeits, Knockoff reveals the link between what we see as "innocent" fakes and organized crime. Phillips describes in detail how the counterfeiters' criminal network costs jobs, cripples developing countries, breeds corruption and violence, and kills thousands of people every year. He shows that by turning a blind eye to the problem, we become accomplices to theft, extortion and murder.

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Section - ONE: Anything under the sun; Chapter - 01: The second-oldest profession; Chapter - 02: Brand bandits; Chapter - 03: Counterfeit Alley; Chapter - 04: Sex and the purse party; Section - TWO: Inside the knockoff economy; Chapter - 05: Copying is a beautiful thing; Chapter - 06: A greater Europe; Chapter - 07: I thought I had seen everything; Chapter - 08: Where buyers and sellers meet; Chapter - 09: War and peace; Section - THREE: You can't compete with free; Chapter - 10: Illusions; Chapter - 11: Lifting the stone; Chapter - 12: Ordinary criminals; Chapter - 13: Turning guns into CD burners; Chapter - 14: Making a scene; Chapter - 15: From Russia with Windows; Section - FOUR: Counterfeit killers; Chapter - 16: The capital of bogus parts; Chapter - 17: Under the hood; Chapter - 18: Show us the dead bodies; Chapter - 19: Men in white coats; Chapter - 20: Dora Akunyili must not die Chapter - 00: Introduction: The knockoff economy; Section - ONE: Anything under the sun; Chapter - 01: The second-oldest profession; Chapter - 02: Brand bandits; Chapter - 03: Counterfeit Alley; Chapter - 04: Sex and the purse party; Section - TWO: Inside the knockoff economy; Chapter - 05: Copying is a beautiful thing; Chapter - 06: A greater Europe; Chapter - 07: I thought I had seen everything; Chapter - 08: Where buyers and sellers meet; Chapter - 09: War and peace; Section - THREE: You can't compete with free; Chapter - 10: Illusions; Chapter - 11: Lifting the stone; Chapter - 12: Ordinary criminals; Chapter - 13: Turning guns into CD burners; Chapter - 14: Making a scene; Chapter - 15: From Russia with Windows; Section - FOUR: Counterfeit killers; Chapter - 16: The capital of bogus parts; Chapter - 17: Under the hood; Chapter - 18: Show us the dead bodies; Chapter - 19: Men in white coats; Chapter - 20: Dora Akunyili must not die


Phillips, Tim
Tim Phillips is a well-known business journalist and broadcaster. The author of two previous books, he writes regularly for the mainstream press, including The Wall Street Journal Europe, The International Herald Tribune, The Guardian and The Observer, and appears on BBC TV and Radio and Sky News.


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