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A Leeds fraudster who led a tobacco smuggling gang in a conspiracy to put millions of illegal cigarettes on the streets – using the for funds a canal-side house with a five-a-side football pitch – has been jailed for seven years.
A record £17 million of bogus or illegal erectile dysfunction pills were seized last year at ports and postal sorting offices as organised gangs try to flood Britain with ‘fake meds’.
One Midlands teenager has told of her nightmare after putting on counterfeit make up and suffering a severe allergic reaction.
If Gucci, Burberry and Birkin bags are what you dream of, you may want to train your eyes to spot a counterfeit
More than half predicted that keeping a brand safe would become more difficult over the next five years
Criminal trade mark offences can apply not only to the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods but also to 'grey' goods, under the Supreme Court's ruling in R v C.
Two suppliers of Kodi-type illegal devices have today each been jailed for four and half years in Newcastle Crown Court after being found guilty of conspiracy to defraud.
Scamming job seekers is at an all-time high. Be wary of this sign a job isn't real.
The investigation was initiated by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) following a referral from UK record labels industry body, the BPI (British Phonographic Industry).
The trademarks owners could have lost several hundred thousands of pounds
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