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  • 18 Sep 2014 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    Go to a cash machine in Japan or Poland and there's a good chance you'll find a finger-sized scanner next to the keypad.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-21085738

  • 15 Sep 2014 11:30 AM | Deleted user

    The international trade body representing the holography industry is urging China’s manufacturers and authorities to redouble efforts to stem the tide of counterfeiting.  This follows the release of new statistics which confirm the country remains the main source of fake goods.

    http://www.retailfraud.com/new-statistic-confirm-china-remains-main-source-of-fake-goods/

  • 02 Sep 2014 2:30 PM | Deleted user

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has arrested a man in Manchester this morning on suspicion of running a series of illegal sports streaming websites.

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/illegal-sports-streaming.aspx


  • 22 Aug 2014 1:00 PM | Deleted user

    The fraud ring was eventually smashed in December last year unit by the combined might of the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU) - the police sponsored by the banking industry - and the Romanian National Police. 

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2729928/Romanian-Crime-gang-targeted-60-000-bank-customers-16million-fraud-stealing-pin-numbers-ATMs-face-jail.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

  • 21 Aug 2014 1:30 PM | Deleted user

    Two of the most blatant offenders – ‘Patent and Trademark Office’ and ‘Patent and Trade Mark Organisation’ – and the persons behind these organisations, Mr Aleksandrs Radcuks and Mr Igors Villers, have admitted and settled our claims and agreed to be bound by an Order of the Intellectual Enterprise Court prohibiting them from further acts of passing off. 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/intellectual-property-office-succeeds-in-passing-off-claim

  • 15 Aug 2014 1:20 PM | Deleted user

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has arrested a man in Nottingham on suspicion of running an ‘umbrella’ website providing access to other websites which have been subject to legal blocking orders.

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/PIPCU-arrest-Nottingham-man-believed-to-be-running-proxy-server.aspx

  • 06 Aug 2014 1:37 PM | Deleted user

    Detectives from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) have arrested three men in dawn raids as part of an ongoing investigation into counterfeit car paint application systems. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/Fake-car-paint.aspx 


  • 01 Aug 2014 9:54 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) at the City of London Police has begun replacing advertising on copyright infringing websites with official force banners, warning the user that the site is currently under criminal investigation.  

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/Advert-replacement.aspx

  • 20 Jun 2014 1:36 PM | Deleted user

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has assisted Europol and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), to seize 188 domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit merchandise online to unsuspecting consumers. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/PIPCU-assists-in-suspending-188-websites-.aspx 

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