Number of Fake Aircraft Parts Found in Russia

in Counterfeit Goods

A Ministry of Transportation investigation of  60,000 aircraft parts found 14,500 parts to be counterfeit in Russia.

19 criminal charges and over 300 misdemeanor charges were brought by Federal authorities against counterfeit airplane importers in 2009 and 2010.

Source:  Jelena Jankovic, “Counterfeit Airplane Parts Jeopardize Flight Safety in Russia,” Petosevic, November 29, 2010.

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