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Pirated Scooters Hurt U.S. Sales

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Pirated Scooters Hurt U.S. Sales

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Pirated Scooters Hurt U.S. Sales

Pirated Scooters Hurt U.S. Sales

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Overseas counterfeiting and pirating are hurting sales of a family-owned American company that makes popular gas-powered scooters. The Department of Commerce estimates that U.S. businesses lose about $250 billion every year to counterfeit and pirated goods. Hear NPR's Laura Sydell.