Dr Dre fans, beware imitations!
The cables and the case threading break easily - very uncool.
Fake chainsaws selling for £100 in Dorset had faulty trigger locks and would continue to operate if dropped.
Fake cigarettes can contain floor sweepings, animal faeces and higher levels of lead and cadmium than the genuine product
The Radisson Blu Portman, London
Details to follow
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!
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.
Fake condoms lubricated with Swarfega seized
Warning of fake FSA cycle components
Warning on dangers of fake goods
Piracy is second only to the drug trade
World IP Day - 2014
Details to follow.
World Anti-Counterfeiting Day - 5 June 2014
TSI Consumer Affairs & Trading Standards Conference & Exhibition 2014
30/06/2014 - 03/07/2014, Harrogate International Centre
The TSI annual Conference is the leading event in the field of consumer affairs and trading