RomaniaThe economic impact of counterfeiting and new anti-counterfeiting strategies

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Counterfeiting is a genuine threat to commerce, economic development and consumer health and safety, and is becoming a major focus for organised criminals. One reason for this is that under the current system in Romania, the punishments for those found guilty of counterfeiting are considerably lighter than the punishments for those found guilty of more traditional avenues of organised crime. However, despite this the potential profits are similar to those that might be expected from trafficking drugs or people.


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