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A Breaking Bad-style police officer who masterminded a drugs racket has been given an extra year in jail for a pirate TV set-top box scam that cost pay channels up to £5million.
This new report on how IP crime supports the activities of organised criminal gangs adds to the growing evidence that counterfeit goods are an attack against society requiring an international response. It demonstrates the interconnection between IPR crime and other types of serious crimes highlighting the links between actors committing these offences.
A man from Birmingham has been arrested after allegedly selling over 500 fake coronavirus testing kits.
A 38-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly selling hundreds of fake coronavirus testing kits online.
The Metropolitan Police and Havering Council have warned residents to be extra careful as scam rates rocket upwards
In a 20-year analysis of reported food fraud in the beef supply chain, researchers have found counterfeiting to be the most common type of fraud. “By better understanding the fraud which is taking place, we can target fraud prevention, detection, and mitigation,” Kelsey Robson from Queen’s University Belfast tells FoodNavigator.
Wily scammers are duping the public and businesses with counterfeit goods to profit from the panic and fear caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shoppers are being urged to watch out for fake Aldi vouchers doing the rounds on social media.
Criminals are profiting from the panic and fear caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and fuelling a rise in counterfeit goods, according to the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC).
Medical hardware is the latest addition to a growing list of areas targeted by criminals during the Covid-19 pandemic. In an exclusive interview INTERPOL’s Executive Director Stephen Kavanagh gives an update on the emerging threats, the impact on traditional crime and how law enforcement is responding.
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