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  • 20 May 2018 10:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than 124,000 illegal cigarettes and 6,000kg of tobacco was seized in Nottinghamshire last year with 44 arrests made

    https://nottstv.com/more-than-2-4m-worth-of-counterfeit-tobacco-seized-in-notts-in-past-year/

  • 14 May 2018 12:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


    https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/leeds-tobacco-fraud-ringleader-gets-seven-years-for-2-million-conspiracy-1-9161379


  • 07 May 2018 1:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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’.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/05/record-number-fake-pills-male-impotence-have-seized-gangs-target/

  • 30 Apr 2018 9:28 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    One Midlands teenager has told of her nightmare after putting on counterfeit make up and suffering a severe allergic reaction.

    https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/fake-makeup-warning-allergic-reaction-1492909

  • 15 Apr 2018 7:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than half predicted that keeping a brand safe would become more difficult over the next five years


    https://www.retailsector.co.uk/3828-counterfeiting-hits-nearly-half-of-brands/


  • 15 Apr 2018 7:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/691618/Trademark/Brand+Portfolios+New+Types+Of+EU+Marks+Now+Available

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.fact-uk.org.uk/illicit-streaming-devices-sellers-jailed-for-four-and-half-years/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scamming job seekers is at an all-time high. Be wary of this sign a job isn't real.


    https://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/no-1-sign-a-job-posting-is-fake.html


  • 25 Mar 2018 7:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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).


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1005/head_of_counterfeit_cd_selling_gang_that_made_ove#


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