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

PRESS RELEASE: The manufacture of counterfeit jewellery, watches, handbags & luggage costs EU businesses €3.5 billion each year

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Huge haul of counterfeit cigarettes seized in Reading

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Counterfeit goods recovered from Facebook seller in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

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Couple sentenced for selling counterfeit cigarettes from home

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Events

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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ACG Conference 2016 - 12/13th October - London

12/10/2016 - 13/10/2016, The Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, London W1H 7D

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ACG Conference 2016 - 12/13th October - London

12/10/2016 - 13/10/2016, The Cumberland Hotel, Great Cumberland Place, London W1H 7D

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