Inside The Secretive World Of Counterfeit Printer Ink–And The Raids Used To Fight Back
Deep in the bowels of companies like HP, an elite squad composed largely of former law enforcement personnel is currently hard at work planning a series of covert raids around the world.
Their target: Counterfeit printer ink and toner cartridges. According to the Imaging Supplies Coalition, the annual market for counterfeit printer cartridges adds up to roughly $3.5 billion in market value. To combat this issue, manufacturers and other interested parties extensively with law enforcement around the world to track and raid these printer pirates.