Counterfeit and Forgery

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  • 29 Mar 2021 9:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Vaccine passports and certificates are gaining mainstream traction, which means cyber criminals are also on the bandwagon

    Cyber criminals forging Covid-19 vaccine certificates (

  • 08 Mar 2021 10:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A new unit set up to tackle intellectual property fraud in the north west has already seized £1.7m worth of fake goods, including clothes, electricals and fireworks.

  • 01 Mar 2021 11:07 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Anglo-Swedish drugs giant said there is no private sector supply of their jab available on the market. The warning comes after reports of individuals approaching a number of European governments claiming to have extra doses of the Oxford-produced vaccine for sale. An AstraZeneca spokeswoman said: "Our current focus is delivering on our substantial global commitments to governments and international health organisations, as quickly as possible to help end the pandemic.

  • 01 Mar 2021 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The UK Government is still failing to do enough to protect the public from counterfeit fraudsters, according to the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG).

  • 01 Mar 2021 9:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Counterfeiting is a major problem for many industries, but in healthcare it can be a matter of life and death. While counterfeiters might be nimble, the industry is also finding new ways of tackling the issue

  • 22 Feb 2021 9:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union governments should be on guard against fraudsters offering fake COVID-19 vaccines, the bloc's anti-fraud office said on Monday, as the continent struggles to roll out mass inoculation while lockdowns ravage its economy.

  • 14 Feb 2021 11:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The three leaders of an organised crime group, who worked together to import counterfeit trainers and distribute them internationally, have been sentenced.

  • 25 Jan 2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Supplier of bedding and upholstery components Handy has become the latest organisation to join the fight against design theft, becoming a member of Anti Copying in Design (ACID).

  • 18 Jan 2021 12:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Action Fraud says the number of reports is relatively low but has been rising in the last two months, particularly around scam text messages.

  • 18 Jan 2021 9:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A man accused of allegedly tricking a 92-year-old woman out of £160 for a fake coronavirus vaccination has been charged with fraud and common assault.


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