Groups Target Counterfeit Mobile Devices

September 28, 2016–GSMA and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced today that they are teaming up to tackle the counterfeiting and fraudulent trading of mobile devices. “The partnership will focus on the integration of the GSMA’s mobile device database with the WCO’s IPM mobile platform that will give customs officers global, real-time product information on devices enabling them to assess the authenticity of device shipments as they cross borders,” according to a news release. “The move is intended to improve cross-border trade procedures, assist with the rapid detection of counterfeit goods and secure the international trade supply chain.”

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