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The evidence gained by the authority’s trading standards team will be used to pursue Closure Orders on shops known to be involved in the supply of illegal tobacco
Students receiving their GCSEs tomorrow are being warned not to share images of their exam certificates online.
On Thursday 30 July 2020, police executed a warrant at a property in the Leigh area of Wigan. A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fraud and copyright under the Designs and Patents Act 1988. He has since been released under investigation.
Businesses need a robust brand protection strategy to address the heightened risk of counterfeiting that has arisen during the coronavirus crisis, experts at international law firm Pinsent Masons have said.
US business groups are urging social networking platforms to do more to prevent fraudulent advertising and counterfeits
The Crown Prosecution Service has warned the public to beware of fraudsters exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic after a man was today jailed for 30 weeks for offering fake Government refunds.
Congratulations to the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which has been granted two awards at this year’s Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) ‘Awards for Excellence’.
A man has been sentenced to ten months suspended sentence and 170 hours unpaid work, after he pleaded guilty to making fake COVID-19 treatment kits and selling them across the world.
The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) and FACT, leaders in intellectual property protection, are warning sports fans to use legitimate sources to watch the return of the Premier League as football comes back to our screens.
A second man who was wanted by the National Crime Agency for allegedly selling fake coronavirus testing kits online has been arrested.
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