Tinker, tailor, soldier… counterfeiter? Best practice after the inside job at Hermès

Earlier this month a $22 million counterfeiting ring was smashed by French police and Hermès, the luxury brand whose products were being faked by the gang. According to reports, two Hermès employees were dismissed in connection with the investigation, with a number of other current employees also suspected of involvement. Such ‘insider counterfeiting’ is a problem for many brands – but there are some positive learnings to be taken from Hermès’ response.

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