Many people consider buying and selling counterfeit goods a “victimless crime” or not even a criminal act

1- To maintain the price of agricultural produce, the governments of the United States and European countries that overproduce food often end up purchasing and destroying food. In the past, these countries might have just given such food away to countries suffering famine. Is this a good idea? What are problems that have arisen when governments have done so in the past?

2- Many people consider buying and selling counterfeit goods a “victimless crime” or not even a criminal act. Why is it a crime? Who are the victims and what is the harm?