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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


  • 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.


  • 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’.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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).



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