You won’t believe these everyday items are knock offs

Toothpaste. Contact lenses. Water filters. Wine.
Scammers aren’t just ripping off expensive designer clothes and watches anymore. They’ve turned to more mundane items that are probably on your grocery list or in your medicine cabinet.
And knock-off products aren’t just sold out of car trunks or on the streets. They’re sold all over the internet and on store shelves.
“If it’s made, it’s counterfeited,” said Christopher Robertson, acting director of U.S. Customs and Border Protection National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center.The problem is that counterfeit household products can often pose a threat to consumers. And some fakes look so much like the original that it can be hard to tell the difference until it’s too late.

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