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FY2012 NDAA – Disposition of Counterfeit Electronic Parts

The disposition of counterfeit parts discovered within the supply chain continues to be a significant topic of debate among users and suppliers of electronic components. Some organizations do not return suspect counterfeit parts (a) for fear that one of the suppliers in the chain may subsequently attempt to resell them, and (b) because they may be required for evidence if the Government later expresses an investigatory interest. Others, however, return suspect counterfeit parts for a refund or credit.

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