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  • 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/

  • 28 Jan 2018 8:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The growing concern of counterfeit toys is seen as a key factor contributing to the decrease of UK toy sales.

    https://www.which.co.uk/news/2018/01/counterfeit-toys-growing-concern-in-uk/

  • 21 Jan 2018 8:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Shrewsbury shopkeeper who hid counterfeit cigarettes in a hidden compartment in his store has been given two suspended prison sentences.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/01/13/shrewsbury-shopkeeper-sold-counterfeit-cigarettes-hidden-in-secret-compartment/

  • 15 Jan 2018 7:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Welsh councils' trading standards teams carried out 39 raids and netted 4,391 items believed to be fake, including toys, clothes, footwear and cosmetics.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-42583899

  • 07 Jan 2018 9:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    AN EBAY trader who ran a £250,000 online business selling fake phone chargers, car badges and unapproved cosmetics online has said: ‘I’m not a criminal.’

    https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/crime/amazon-and-ebay-trader-ran-250-000-counterfeit-business-from-portsmouth-office-1-8316500

  • 01 Jan 2018 4:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the first half of 2017, around 237,000 fake banknotes were removed from UK streets: if they were real, these notes would have been worth £4.88 million.

    https://crimestoppers-uk.org/get-involved/our-campaigns/national-campaigns/fake-banknotes/

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