Counterfeit cellphones a growing problem in Argentina

Posted on November 3, 2011 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Internet, Organized Crime, TRAVEL

The Manufacturers Association Mobile Manufacturers Forum (MMF) warned that “in emerging markets recently experienced a large increase in the sale of fake phones.”Bonturi Aderbal Pereira, MMF director for Latin America, said in an interview with Clarin that although it is difficult to give precise figures on the black market of cell phones have phony 200 million devices under the spotlight. In Argentina it is estimated that 500,000 circulating counterfeit cellular models emulate coveted brands like Apple, Motorola, RIM and Nokia. Read Article

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