More on the territory of modern have been found dating back to xv century bc forms for the minting of money belonging to the counterfeiters. They made the bronze coins, and covered them with a thin layer of the alloy with a decent content gold. Interestingly, the manufacturer of forgery can be considered even by Michelangelo: the young man, he created a statue of Cupid, and sold it as an ancient Roman Cardinal for fabulous for that time, money – for 200 ducats. C development of the industrial production of fakes have been put on stream. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the international trafficking of counterfeit and pirated products in 2007 reached $ 250 billion Russian market such products, according to expert estimates, at least 47% of the volume of legitimate goods. Segment of construction materials, components and fittings is in this alone.
Least because counterfeiting used in the construction or renovation of housing, can yield much more significant losses and troubles than, say, a gadget or a fake replica (copy) glamorous bag. Do not fall into the snare, placed unscrupulous traders and manufacturers, it is difficult. The only weapon the consumer – a comprehensive and detailed awareness. Price is no longer a criterion assumed that manufacturers and sellers of fakes offer their products cheaper because they are interested in selling soon. In fact, experts say, if the cost is reduced, then within the average market fluctuations – by 5-10%. Therefore, the focus on price may be, only if we compare it with the real current proposal of the manufacturer.