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Empowering consumers as capable guardians to prevent online product counterfeiting victimization in the athletic footwear industry: A routine activity perspective

  title={Empowering consumers as capable guardians to prevent online product counterfeiting victimization in the athletic footwear industry: A routine activity perspective},
  author={George T. Adams},
EMPOWERING CONSUMERS AS CAPABLE GUARDIANS TO PREVENT ONLINE PRODUCT COUNTERFEITING VICTIMIZATION IN THE ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY: A ROUTINE ACTIVITY PERSEPCTIVE By George T. Adams, Jr. E-commerce has given consumers an advantageous medium to shop for brand name consumer products. Criminals have too realized these advantages, and use the criminogenic environment of the Internet to defraud consumers using centuries old schemes – such as product counterfeiting (Newman and Clarke, 2003; OECD… 
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