Apple has filed a lawsuit against the Mobile Star, for alleged violation of their trademarks. The Mobile Star, in fact, sell USB adapters and cables Lightning on Amazon, Apple passing them off as originals.
In the complaint, Apple explains that products such as power supplies and counterfeit cables represent a risk to consumer safety, because lack of security systems and high voltage management. The risks are those of overheating or electric shock.
For this reason, and to protect both customers and producers who get the MFi certification, Apple filed the complaint against the Mobile Star, which Amazon sells hundreds of products. Apple itself has found that 90% of the products “Apple” sold on Amazon are counterfeit and that this is only the first of future complaints. The request of $ 150,000 for each brand violated, as well as a sum of two million dollars for the use of the Apple name.