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Challenging the Counterfeit Connector Conundrum

November 2013 – First, it was handbags and watches. Now counterfeiters are targeting electronic components, including ICs, relays, circuit breakers, fuses, ground fault receptacles, and cable assemblies, as well as connectors. These fakes could cause serious problems in today’s high-stakes electronics devices.

Breaking the Counterfeit Connection

November 2013 – Ed Smith, president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, believes that the electronics supply chain should prepare itself for a potential surge in counterfeit interconnect, passive, and electromechanical products.