When Apple got in touch with Amazon about the issue, the website told the former that it got most of its chargers from Mobile Star LLC. The iPhone-maker stressed that since counterfeit cables and chargers don’t go through consumer safety testing and could be poorly designed, they’re prone to overheating and catching fire. They might even electrocute users. Tim Cook and co. are now asking the court to issue an injunction against the defendant. They also want the court to order the seizure and destruction of all the fake chargers in addition to asking for damages.
As for Amazon, it told 9to5mac that it “has zero tolerance for the sale of counterfeits on [its] site” and the the company “work[s] closely with manufacturers and brands, and pursue wrongdoers aggressively.”
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