ACG members make the products we use every day. Protection for their investment and creativity supports UK growth and safeguards consumers. Get real - say no to fakes!

Welcome

ACG represents the voice of business in shaping an effective deterrent to counterfeiting in the UK. We help to steer effective policy, promote evidenced based actions, empower multi-agency partnerships and strengthen international collaboration. ACG's members are under constant attack from the counterfeiting of their genuine products. We have been working since 1980 to raise awareness of this serious organised crime. The trade in fakes has never been more prolific, mainly because of the exponential rise in counterfeiting activities on the internet in recent years. It is now a global epidemic, posing major threats to consumers and national economies, and funding other crimes such as drugs, guns and people smuggling. Interpol has also reported evidence of links to terrorist organisations, in the Middle East and elsewhere.

News

Online trader fined for selling more than £100k worth of counterfeit goods

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Killer counterfeit drug leaves 'two dead in Inverclyde'

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Counterfeit goods land Strangeways trader with a £13,000 bill

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Blundering fraudster drove van with £20,000 of fake goods straight into police raid

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Events

The Real McCoy

27/05/2016, Glasgow City Chambers

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WORLD ANTI-COUNTERFEITING DAY - 8 JUNE 2016

08/06/2016, Global

Organised by The Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group (GACG).

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CTSI Conference & Exhibition 2016 - Telford

20/06/2016 - 23/06/2016, The International Centre, Telford St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4JH

The CTSI annual Conference is the leading event in the field of consumer affairs and trading

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Local Government Association Conference & Exhibition

05/07/2016 - 07/07/2016

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British IP Day - 5 July 2016

05/07/2016

British IP Day - 5 July 2016

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