“Do not contribute to counterfeiting” campaign
All of us are affected by counterfeits. Organized crime groups are behind them, labor exploitation, job losses, and financing of other crimes we would never give our money for, such as drug and human trafficking. It is very easy to end with the counterfeits: do not buy them. Do not be an accomplice.
Trade Department and Hospitality will make this summer a campaign with ANDEMA (Association of Defense of the Brand) and OEPM (Spanish Patent and Trademark Office).
Among the main threats to trade is the phenomenon of counterfeiting. The awareness of citizens about economic, social and criminal consequences is the best way to deal with this situation.
This is the first of several actions that will operate against the phenomenon of counterfeiting that will be introduced in the near future.
Video documentary telling the true story of Ousmane Seck, a Senegalese citizen currently residing in Torrevieja who came to Spain illegally in 2009 and found himself immersed in the street peddling of counterfeit goods.