There are an estimated 80,000 mobile phone brokers who upload pirated music, movies and ringtones onto memory cards in India.
Software piracy in Russia leads to over one-quarter of all stores selling pirated copies of Windows.
At the 2009 Super Bowl in Tampa, US Customs seized 15,653 counterfeit goods items worth $1,826,562. At the 2008 Super Bowl in Arizona, US Customs seized 10,212 counterfeit goods items worth $542,120.
According to Microsoft, one-third of all Windows users around the world are using pirated copies.
The counterfeit drugs market in Europe may have led to an estimated 2.5 Million men to have taken counterfeit Viagra pills between 2000 and 2006.
At the start of 2010, there were 11 million stolen or lost passports listed in the global database of Interpol.
A survey on music piracy on the Internet had people in China illegally pirating the most music in 2009, followed by South Korea.
Music piracy off the Internet accounted for 95 percent of all music that was downloaded in 2009.
A study by Attributor reported that 9 million digital books were pirated off the Internet in 2009.
Music piracy in Spain caused the music industry to lose $1.6 Billion in revenue in 2008. The number of employed within Spain’s music industry has fallen by 70 percent due to music piracy.