Apple to Current Plaque to Korean Police for Cracking Down on Sale of Faux Equipment
As a token of thanks, Donald Shruhan, senior regional director for Apple’s Asia-Pacific operations, will go to the Bucheon Sosa Police Station in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, on Friday to ship a plaque of appreciation to investigators who arrested native distributors of faux Apple charging cables and earphones.
The faux merchandise are stated to have come from China, though authorities are nonetheless making an attempt to work out how they made it into the nation. The distributors are reportedly beneath investigation on suspicion of fraud and trademark violation, stated the paper’s sources.
Apple has a historical past of affected by counterfeit Apple merchandise originating from China, with authorities breaking apart counterfeit iPhone rings and shutting down faux Apple Shops within the nation down the years.
In 2015, one Chinese language firm was even caught promoting faux variations of the then yet-to-be-released Apple Look ahead to $30 a pop on the Shopper Electronics Present in Las Vegas.