USA-IT partners featured in TV segment examining how consumers can avoid counterfeit goods.
Kari Kammel, Director of the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) at Michigan State University:
“Slow down is the best thing I can say. Like we are very much in a fast pace society, including with shopping and getting discounts. Slow down for a second look at where there based, look at the address, look at the reviews.”
Matthew Albence, USA-IT spokesman and former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE):
“A lot of times these are forced labor. There is labor trafficking in these organizations that are manufacturing these products, people working and living in inhumane conditions as they’re being forced to produce these goods.”