Pirate traders exploit Internet sales model

Internet sales of counterfeit and pirated goods to European consumers are frustrating attempts to stem illegal trade, a European Commission report said yesterday (22 July).Three quarters of illegal shipments stopped by EU customs officials in 2009 were shipped by post or air, suggesting that Internet sales of illegal items have increased, according to an annual report on illegal trade flows by the European Commission’s department for taxation and customs union.
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