I’ve heard this on several occasions… the claim that money from the sale of counterfeit goods goes to terrorist groups. We couldn’t fit this in our story tonight, but I asked the President of the International Anticounterfeiting Coalition Bob Barchiesi about the link. You can hear his response below:
Check out this column too:
“Terror’s Purse Strings” New York Times August 2007
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