|Fake Adidas Shoes|
Known as “Dadiads” or “Adivon” or “Adidoss” or “Adddis” of “Abcids” or “sdidsa” or “Adiads” of “avivas” or “adibos” or “abibas”
Various estimates suggest around 70% of all alcohol in China, rising to 80% in Shanghai, is fake.
|Fake Apple Shops|
Over 22 fake Apple stores plastered with Apple’s trademarks, layout, furniture, materials design and down to the staff t-shirts and ID tags. The illusion was so perfect that even the employees thought the place was legit.
|Fake Apple Watch|
fake smartwatches copying Apple’s design started popping up in China the week of launch of the real thing. The Smart Watch by Hyperdon copies the design of the Apple Watch. In fact, it was able to connect to the iPhone, take calls, play music and more.
known as “Anmani” or “Armwni” or “Girgio Armwni”
|Fake Auto Parts|
auto parts made in China are unreliable, dangerous knockoffs of well-known international brands. The result is shoddy goods that often make their way around the globe.
|Fake Baby Formula|
In 2004, 47 people were accused of producing fake instant baby formula that led to dozens of children dying in Fuyang, China, reported CBS News. The formula contained very few nutrients, was likely made of chalk, and made the children develop a “big head disease,” which made their heads swell and the rest of their bodies slowly deteriorate.
|Fake Baking Soda|
“Arm and Hatchet”
Truckloads of fake Dole Bananas called Bole Bananas were seized in 2014 in the south of China.
Occasionally, a 2nd or 3rd tier city businessman, creates a replica storefront of a major bank, and invites locals to come and deposit money.
One-fourth of the Duracell and Energizer batteries are bogus and may only work for two days before they cut out.
|Fake Beef (from Pork)|
Because pork is less expensive in China, some restaurants have sold it instead of beef – but not before they performed some chemistry on it. What they use are a beef extract and a glazing agent to “marinate” the meat in for 90 minutes. Doctors have advised people to stay away from this fake food product as its long-term use may cause “slow poisoning, deformity, and even cancer.”
|Fake Beef (from Rats)|
For years, thousands of thieves have been arrested for trying to sell rat meat as beef meat by mixing rat meat with illegal chemicals to process the “beef”. Sometimes, minks, fox and dogs are used when rats are in short supply. In 2015, 382 cases were uncovered in 3 months with 20,000 tons seized. Further, the producers used banned chemicals to taint the already disease infected meat, and injected river water to pad up the weight.
Corona and Heineken in particular, the latter known as “Heimekem” – much of this beer is made from tap water and chemicals.
Before the final Harry Potter book was released in 2007, J. K. Rowling knockoffs, including Harry Potter and the Crystal Vase and Harry Potter and Leopard Walk Up to Dragon, made their way to Chinese bookstores.
|Fake Boyfriends (or Girlfriends)|
TaoBao is the place to go to find a temporary boyfriend as men advertise companionship starting from RMB 1,000 a day. They even charge extra for romantic activities such as hand holding, going to the cinema together, cuddles, or joint Internet surfing.
|Fake Burger King|
known as “King Burger”
|Fake Calvin Klein|
known as “Calvim Klain”
Volkswagen, Fiat,BMW, Mercedes, Buick, Hummer and even Rolls Royce fakes are throughout the highways.
Just a few years ago, entire shops, malls and every street corner had places to buy fake and pirated CD’s. They still exist in small numbers, and are now off the beaten track, due to the advent of internet enabled digital downloads and smartphones.
far less faked than red & white wine, however the Moet, Dom Perignon, and Veuve Clicquot brands have seen a growing number of fakes in conjunction with their growing popularity.
|Fake Chewing Gum|
Wrigley’s Doublemint becomes “Wrlgleys Doubiemlnt”
Most brands, often use chemicals, human excrement, asbestos, dead flies and rats to try and create a similar smoke and smell. Chinese smoke around 2.2 tril