The Product Piracy Nightmare

When you slip into a pair of jeans that you bought at The Gap, it probably never occurs to you that they might not really be Gap jeans. Neither does it occur to you when you swallow a cholesterol-lowering medicine that it might be a fake — or even dangerous. And if you’ve ever driven a Chevrolet, it has probably never crossed your mind that it might not be a real Chevy.

Yet all these things have been counterfeited — and much, much more besides. In fact, counterfeiting products, even life-saving prescription drugs, is a trillion-.....

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