The unauthorized reproduction or distribution of a copyrighted work
is illegal. Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement
without monetary gain, is investigated by the FBI and is punishable
by fines and federal imprisonment.
Please Note; Badge and statement supplied
by the FBI
Duplication and unauthorized
use is prohibited
Please tell us about knockoffs - fakes - counterfeit goods -
report bootleg disks (copies of CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray, USB Disks, CD
cards etc), illegal downloads, copies of books, copied music
CDs, report knockoff movies, report bootleg games or other USA Piracy issues such as fake
jewelry, report counterfeit car parts and fake designer goods,
report knockoff fashion items
such as knockoff designer clothing and report knockoff medicines etc.
We will investigate, we
review all knockoff reports and we take appropriate
action. If the reported goods are knockoffs - fakes, we will
recommend, support and advise
how to claim a refund for fake goods.
report knockoffs - fakes - counterfeit
goods, we will usually identify all license holders and the
sales agent (eg; eBay) and we will provide reports so that
action can be taken against the counterfeiters -
bootleggers. We often find that the same counterfeiters are reported time and again
(by different people).
This allows us to build up a case history; so every report
We never supply peoples names or contact details without explicit permission to do so.
always treat names and contact details as
We define a dodgy email as spam
mail which advertises or promotes a website or facility
which offers or sells fake - counterfeit goods.
sending of dodgy emails is not a recent phenomenon. There
are two main types of Dodgy Email. They are typically spam
mail which point the intended victim toward an illegal
The first type will offer to sell fake
goods (typically fake bags, fake watches, knockoff belts and
replica purses etc), but when the
customer pays for the goods, the website closes shortly
afterwards and the goods are never received.
Dodgy email type two, the customer pays for and receives
knockoffs - fakes - counterfeit goods.
However, in both scenarios;
the criminals who run the websites will have access to the
customers personal and bank details. This opens the customer
to multiple levels of fraud ranging from blackmail,
extortion to credit card fraud and in extreme cases - kidnap
and even murder.
Please be aware that
many of these sites are run by the Mob, the Russian Mafia, Italian Mafia, Chinese Triads
and Terrorists as a means of fund raising.
of knockoffs - counterfeit goods is proven to have funded terrorist
activity, bombings and murders on American soil.
Please do not
deal with the senders of Dodgy emails - send the email to
us. We will investigate and take appropriate action.