Consumer Beware: Fake iPads Sprouting Up All Over

By Anthony Silva, WBZ NewsRadio 1030 New England Business Editor
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BOSTON (CBS) – Apple’s iPad is attracting new competition in the tablet market with new offerings from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

But the iPad is also attracting a flood of fakes and knock-offs online.

A recent survey found more than 20,000 iPad clones available from e-commerce sites.

Senior Principal Analyst Francis Sideco of IHS iSuppli says they may look real, but they’re far from it.

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