We buy medicine in a chemist’s shop, we purchase colorful toys as presents for our children, we see fashionable things at the market place.

But what we don’t imagine is that this daily routine can be dangerous or illegal. Illegal vendors prefer to get their invoice-free and sub-standard goods from intermediaries because it’s cheaper. How can consumers learn to identify a fake? And can law enforcement win the war against the producers and traders of counterfeit goods?