fake iPhones

Chinese Student Found Guilty of Scamming Apple for $900,000 USD

Last month, it was reported that an Oregon-based Chinese student has been accused of scamming Apple by returning nearly 1,500 fake iPhones and claiming they were real but broken, to get new replacement iPhones in return. Today, Quan Jiang, 30, has pleaded guilty in federal court to trafficking in counterfeit goods (via Bloomberg). Homeland Security Investigations...

Beijing Police Closes Factory Producing 41,000 Fake iPhones

Nine people were arrested in May when Beijing police busted a factory producing 41,000 fake iPhones worth $19 million, reports Reuters. The move came after US authorities notified their Chinese counterparts about the counterfeit iPhones reaching the country. As a result, Beijing police stepped in to enforce intellectual property rights and seized a Beijing factory with...