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  • 25 Feb 2018 10:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The new HMRC Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS), launching on 1 April 2018, will crackdown on non-EU businesses which, by failing to comply with VAT regulations, are flooding the UK market with cheap, often fraudulent, online goods.


    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/hmrc-vat-fraud-crackdown-fight-counterfeit-goods-1663418

  • 25 Feb 2018 10:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man who sold "dangerous" counterfeit car airbags has been handed a suspended prison sentence


    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-dorset-43159470

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Coventry baker had his finger in another pie – stashing thousands of packs of pirate cigarettes and tobacco destined for sale to the public at his home.

    https://coventryobserver.co.uk/news/coventry-baker-jailed-for-having-finger-in-another-pie-a-huge-counterfeit-cigarettes-business/

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Woodford Green man who masterminded a counterfeit ID factory and carried out a £1 million online fraud has been jailed along with his accomplices.

    http://www.ilfordrecorder.co.uk/news/woodford-men-jailed-for-part-in-1m-online-fraud-gang-1-5398154

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A gang of four people who travelled around North Wales conning small businesses - including a charity shop - with counterfeit cash have been locked up.

    https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/gang-locked-up-conning-businesses-14299976

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Penkridge man has been ordered to pay over £567,000 after selling counterfeit DVDs on eBay.


    http://www.staffordshirenewsroom.co.uk/counterfeit-dvd-seller-ordered-pay-back-567000/

  • 12 Feb 2018 10:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Counterfeit goods can often pose a real risk to human safety and they always have a negative effect on genuine businesses


    https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/news/skegness-market-trader-pleads-guilty-after-sale-of-counterfeit-clothing/132116.article

  • 05 Feb 2018 9:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The RAVN robot helped analyse 30 million documents in the SFO's Rolls-Royce case, saving 80% from the cost of a manual review


    https://www.cio.co.uk/cio-interviews/serious-fraud-office-cto-ben-denison-reveals-how-ai-is-transforming-legal-work-3669633/

     


  • 05 Feb 2018 9:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Hove man has been given a suspended prison sentence after he admitted smuggling hundreds of thousands of counterfeit cigarettes.

    http://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2018/01/26/hove-man-sentenced-for-smuggling-hundreds-of-thousands-of-counterfeit-cigarettes/

  • 28 Jan 2018 8:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    From late 2015 to June 2017, officers unravelled the wide-scale manufacture and distribution of counterfeit documents by a London and Midlands gang who created the fake IDs to help immigration offenders live illegally in the UK.


    https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/26/seven-jailed-over-fake-id-documents-that-helped-immigrants-illeg/

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