… reputation to make profits from selling counterfeit Apple products that are manufactured in China. Several days after the news announcement of Apple’s talks with Iran, a businessman posed as the official Apple representative in Iran. Then, he coordinated a press conference and invited several journalists to attend the event. Furthermore, he gave each of them an IPhone as a gift of appreciation for promoting his new store. Ultimately, he had the audacity to contact the local police department in Tehran, complaining that his competitors were selling Apple products illegally. Consequently, the police responded by going to several electronic stores, arresting the confused owners, and shutting down their stores. In turn, the outraged business community filed a complaint with the National Imports Forum whose head, Mohammad Hossein Barkhordar, responded to them via Payesh, a television talk show, that the Forum does not have the mandate to prevent and penalize opportunists who make profits by engaging in bad business practices.