It remains unclear when Spinal Solutions began to counterfeit surgical implants.
“I figured there had to be so many cars with counterfeit interiors,” he tells The Daily Beast.
Despite these issues, the exhibit conveys a powerful message about the impact—and even danger—of counterfeit goods.
This inspired a two-year “obsessive quest” to document a subculture of people crafting custom designs from counterfeit materials.
Spitz made six trips and exchanged some 600,000 marks worth of counterfeit English pounds.
We went forward, and found him in some agitation, real or counterfeit.
And anyhow, repining is only a counterfeit repentance, you know.
Both are too well acquainted with this phenomenon to be deceived by its counterfeit.
Or what is it that their own very names are often counterfeit or borrowed from some books of the ancients?
From first to last we took in a great deal of this counterfeit money.
late 13c., from Old French contrefait "imitated" (Modern French contrefait), past participle of contrefaire "imitate," from contre- "against" (see contra-) + faire "to make, to do" (from Latin facere; see factitious). Medieval Latin contrafactio meant "setting in opposition or contrast." Related: Counterfeited; counterfeiting. The noun and adjective are from late 14c.