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HP’s ACF bags more counterfeiters in Asia

September 28, 2020

The OEM’s Anti Counterfeiting and Fraud (ACF) programme for the EMEA announced it has seized counterfeit supplies worth $2.5 million (€2.14 million) within seven months.

HP Inc. has given an update on its anti-counterfeiting efforts in Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore, reporting that through its Anti-Counterfeiting and Fraud (ACF) Programme the company seized $2.5 million (€2.14 million) counterfeit products and delisted over 12,800 online sites in the last seven months.

The Manila Bulletin reported that “to bolster protection and support for online partners and HP consumers, HP extended its ACF efforts to the online retail space. In the Philippines, a number of counterfeit supplies were seized and 109 were delisted from online shopping sites.“

There have been over 12 million counterfeits and components seized throughout the EMEA during the past years by local authorities backed by HP Inc and the OEM itself has conducted more than 4,500 “audits and inspections of partners stocks or suspicious deliveries”.

HP Inc’s ACF programme is responsible for educating its customers and partners on what to look out for in counterfeit products and works closely with local and worldwide law enforcements to find and destroy illegal operations that produce fake HP Inc printing consumables.

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