Counterfeit software resellers come under scrutiny by Oluyinka Alawode| BusinessDay

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To curb unfair play in the software industry, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun a series of enforcement activities by raiding the premises of software counterfeiters and resellers.  According to a statement by Microsoft, the premises of Maris & Baker, which is alleged to be a popular High Quality Counterfeit (HQC) software reseller with Head Office in the Ikeja area, Lagos was raided by the commission recently. In the statement, the incursion is just the first in a series of enforcement activities aimed at curbing unfair play in the country, and it came after months of intense market intelligence, several mystery shopping exercises and warnings to counterfeit syndicates. Read more

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