Amazon and Cartier accuse Chinese group of counterfeiting scam

By Dorothy Atkins (June 15, 2022, 9:19 p.m. EDT) — Online retail giant Inc. and luxury jeweler Cartier International AG filed a pair of trademark infringement lawsuits in court on Wednesday. Washington federal government who accuse a group of Chinese entities and a social media influencer based in Handan, China, which operates a sophisticated system for the online sale of counterfeit Cartier jewelry.

In two lawsuits filed jointly by Amazon and Cartier, the companies accuse people behind social media accounts using the handle “Phym9y3v” and several Amazon stores of running a scheme selling cheap counterfeit Cartier jewelry that rips off established brands from the Swiss jeweler, including its well-known gold “LOVE” bracelets, which usually cost…

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