Amazon Introduces a New Counterfeit Crimes Unit (.PDF Download)

July 13, 2020

On track to surpass $52 billion in gross merchandise sales volume by 2023, Amazon Business, the huge e-tailer’s B2B arm, is a popular marketplace for both buyers and sellers of electronics. A potential target for counterfeiters, the company just introduced a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit for its B2B and B2C divisions.

According to Amazon, the new unit will help bring counterfeiters to justice that violate the law and the e-tailer’s policies by listing counterfeit products in its store. A global, multi-disciplinary team composed of former federal prosecutors, experienced investigators and data analysts, Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit is part of the firm’s ongoing mission to drive counterfeits to zero.