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  • 14 Jan 2014 1:47 PM | Deleted user

    The fake ten pound notes produced by a printing firm in Hockley, Birmingham were of an unusually high quality. Investigators estimate that the setup had released notes with a face value of around £1.3m when it was raided. 

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/308-fake-tenners-could-have-been-significant-threat

  • 12 Dec 2013 2:20 PM | Deleted user

    The work of Operation Creative, designed to tackle internet-enabled crime, has seen 40 national and international websites suspended by domain name registrars. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/PIPCU-goes-global-in-its-pursuit-of-illegal-websites.aspx


  • 12 Dec 2013 2:19 PM | Deleted user

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has dismantled a suspected criminal operation believed to be selling counterfeit electrical goods online and in shops across London.

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/Four-arrested-in-dawn-raids-tackling-counterfeit-electrical-good.aspx


  • 06 Dec 2013 2:21 PM | Deleted user

    The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) arrested a Nottingham man this morning on suspicion of selling devices that allow pubs to illegally broadcast Premier League football matches. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/Man-arrested-on-suspicion-of-facilitating-illegal-broadcasts-of-Premier-League-matches.aspx


  • 14 Nov 2013 2:23 PM | Deleted user

    A High Court judge has asked prosecutors to consider forgery and contempt charges after claiming staff at an immigration removal centre falsified a document. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-24898231


  • 01 Nov 2013 2:24 PM | Deleted user

    Detectives from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) have arrested a man at his Reading home today on suspicion of operating a website that was illegally selling music albums, singles and films.

    http://www.musicweek.com/news/read/police-ip-crime-unit-arrests-third-man-suspected-of-piracy/056582


  • 30 Oct 2013 2:25 PM | Deleted user

    Four men have been arrested by the National Crime Agency (NCA) for their alleged role in a multi-million pound operation to make and distribute fake £10 and £20 notes after a joint investigation with City of London Police.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/226-fake-bank-note-suspects-arrested


  • 27 Sep 2013 2:26 PM | Deleted user

    Jonathon Brookes, from Coventry, has been jailed for three years at the Old Bailey today (26th Sept) after being found guilty of producing and distributing fake £10 notes estimated to be worth over £100,000.

    http://localuknews.co.uk/london/police/localnews/man-jailed-for-producing-counterfeit-10-notes


  • 25 Sep 2013 2:27 PM | Deleted user

    The Premier League and National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) are urging fans to steer clear of counterfeit goods that are being produced on a massive scale in their clubs name. 

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/nfib/nfib-news/Pages/Premier-League-and-NFIB-urge-fans-to-steer-clear-of-counterfeit-kits.aspx


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