There is a silver coated sticker on the¬†product package which states “scratch and check”,just scratch off the silver coating and you will see a security code. Check the security code on the Aspire website: http://www.aspirecig.com to verify the authenticity of your product(s). If you are the first to check the security code on the Aspire website, your product should be original, if your security code has been checked previously or does not exist, you may have purchased a fake product, please contact your dealer for a refund/replacement.