Michael Lee Speaking About Counterfeits and 3D Printing

 Michael Lee, will be speaking on two panels at the Fraud and Anti-Counterfeiting Conference held in Toronto, Canada. The conference focuses on combating the widespread problem of counterfeiting in the fashion, sporting and electronics industry. Michael’s panels can be seen below:

Internet Related Fraud: Detection, Investigation and Enforcement

Puƫting your internet case together: Specialists will discuss the tricks and techniques they use to find counterfeit sales online; preserve evidence, track sellers; locate physical addresses and make purchases. In addition, see how the expanding world of Social Media can be navigated to help get key information. Understanding the availability and impact of the Deep Web and the Dark Web to further your anti-counterfeiting abilities. Fraudsters target various payment methods; including, credit card and online accounts occurring on the internet through emails, websites or social media. Organizations like the IACC, through its payment portal and other initiatives, the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre, credit/debit card companies and others are leading the charge in partnering with private industry and others to make a difference.

December 1st at 8:30 am 

Brand Protection on the Internet

Listen to an update on some of the key criminal and civil enforcements of the past year in various jurisdictions. Case studies will highlight some of the best and worst of this past year, including how to gather the evidence necessary to prove your case. Learn how law enforcement and industry can partner together against criminals engaged in fraud related crimes; on the ground, online and at the border. The expansion of food counterfeiting, 3D printing and other issues continue to be at the forefront of the new dangers posed by counterfeiters/fraudsters. The challenges of destroying counterfeit merchandise are discussed.

December 1st at 1:20 pm