In China, Counterfeit Ambulances Are the New Gucci Bags

China has moved on from creating fake consumer products to illegal ambulances


 
 

Natt Garun, Digital Trends | | Monday, February 4, 2013


BEIJING, China -- A new illegal and deadly activity has taken over Chinese cities, and it stems beyond fake luxury watches and electronics.

As anyone who’s ever been to China, or even to a local Chinatown in their city, will tell you, a visit equals a mecca for all things counterfeit. Given how many products are made in the far east region, this isn’t surprising. But before you find laughs in poorly designed fake iPads, Gucci bags, and Rolex watches, realize that there may be an even bigger issue at hand. China has moved on from creating fake consumer products and onto illegal medical vans otherwise known as “black ambulances.”

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