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Olympic Fool's Gold: Don't Fall for Phony London 2012 Souvenirs

U.K. officials are warning tourists traveling to the Olympics to be cautious in their purchases of Olympic-themed merchandise: Police have already seized thousands of pounds of counterfeit Olympic items at ports and airports, ranging from lighters to T-shirts to totes.

Apple, Ikea Stores: The Ultimate Knockoffs?

Knockoff bags and watches from China are one thing. But the news that whole Apple, Ikea and Disney stores have been faked -- even to the point of duping the employees, in one case -- has shocked many Americans.

Cheap Knockoffs Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

We all know that buying a fake Fendi is "bad" to the degree that selling such goods is illegal, and they hurt the companies whose good are being copied, and the economy overall. But it turns out that knockoffs are problematic in many other ways as well: Buying them can put your health and your money at risk.