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  • 11 Mar 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Underage youngsters buying false ID through online websites to obtain age restricted products are not only committing a serious offence, but are leaving themselves open to having their identity stolen.

    https://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2519544/fake-ids-found-in-lancashire/

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A corner shop where thousands of counterfeit cigarettes were seized by police and trading standards investigators in a series of raids may be closed down

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2018/03/01/corner-shop-at-risk-of-closure-after-raids/

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Amazon pledged to tackle counterfeiting in 2017, but its lax policies are still hurting inventors and small companies, one supplier says


    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/amazon-faces-criticism-being-apos-141900386.html

  • 25 Feb 2018 10:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three people from north London are among five who have been charged as part of an investigation into the sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines.

    http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16036047.Group_charged_in_investigation_over_selling_counterfeit_medicines/


  • 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

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