Fake website ‘takes seconds’ to set up

Setting up a copycat website to sell fake goods only takes a few seconds, according to a computer expert.Some websites are so sophisticated they add counterfeit security certificates to fool shoppers, said David Holman, of First Cyber Security.He issued the warning as the Trading Standards Institute said many items ordered online have failed to arrive.There has been a four-fold rise in the number of fake goods seized at UK borders in the last 10 years.More than 3.7 million counterfeit goods were seized last year.

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