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  • 08 Jan 2015 11:03 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Two suspects were bailed after being arrested when police swooped on an alleged fake UGG shop in Birmingham Pavilions shopping mall.

    http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/police-appeal-victims-suspected-ugg-8375349

     

  • 08 Jan 2015 11:02 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Police seized 1,500 fake designer watches which could have fetched £1 million and arrested a man they suspect was selling them online as the real thing.

    http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Police-seize-1-500-counterfeit-designer-watches/story-25702776-detail/story.html

     

  • 27 Dec 2014 10:34 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Four men arrested on suspicion of fraud after being found in possession of counterfeit euros at Manchester hotel

    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/dec/21/counterfeit-cash-police-arrest-men-manchester-portland-hotel

     

  • 12 Dec 2014 12:08 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Detectives from the City of London Police’s dedicated IP crime unit (PIPCU) arrested three people in morning raids and seized more than 1,500 suspected fake goods as part of a crackdown on counterfeit goods being sold online in the lead up to Christmas.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/city-of-london-police-crackdown-on-christmas-counterfeiters-dec14

     

  • 12 Dec 2014 12:07 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Among the counterfeit goods detected this year have been children’s clothing and toys carrying images of Disney’s Frozen, GHD hair straighteners, Ugg boots and North Face coats.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/border-force-warns-against-a-counterfeit-christmas-after-detecting-fake-goods

     

  • 02 Dec 2014 12:54 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Parents could put their child's safety at risk if they buy counterfeit toys for their Christmas presents, Trading Standards has warned.

    http://www.itv.com/news/2014-12-02/trading-standards-issue-fake-toy-warning-ahead-of-christmas/

     

  • 02 Dec 2014 12:53 PM | Sylvia Jones

    Police forces across Europe have seized 292 web domains that were being used to sell counterfeit goods, according to Europol.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30276056

     

  • 27 Nov 2014 1:28 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has arrested two men on suspicion of leaking action movie The Expendables 3 online before its official release date.

    https://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/pipcu-arrests-two-in-expendables-movie-leak.aspx

     

  • 12 Nov 2014 2:19 PM | Sylvia Jones

    The Police Intellectual Property Unit (PIPCU) was overseas this week reaching out to international law enforcement and private sector partners at a global intellectual property (IP) conference to share best practice and guidance on tackling online IP crime.

    https://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/PIPCU-shares-best-practice-.aspx

     

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