Video: Counterfeit stamps a growing worldwide problem

An internationally recognized stamp expert in Montreal says counterfeit stamps are costing Canada Post as much as $10 million annually.

Richard Gratton, the secretary of the Luxembourg-based Fédération Internationale de Philatélie and a consultant to Canada Post, estimates there are between five and 10 million counterfeit stamps used as postage in Canada each year

“Lots of countries — Germany, England, France, U.S. — all the big post offices in the world are stuck with that problem,” Gratton said.

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