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Latest News - 07/2015

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Fined: Birmingham man who sold counterfeit Chelsea & Spurs goods outside Wembley Stadium

21 July 2015

21.07.15 -David Cunningham, 48, travelled from his home in Birmingham, to flog the fake Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC pin badges to unsuspecting football fans.

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Warning over fake designer goods sold online

18 July 2015

18.07.15 - Anti-fraud officers have advised shoppers to always be suspicious of designer products being sold at heavily discount prices. In many cases the items received are cheap and inferior imitations.

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Glasgow sees surge in steroid users seeking help

18 July 2015

18.07.15 - After analysing some of the products commonly seen on the internet, Professor Baker found a large number to be counterfeit including ones which contained a mix of olive oil and aftershave.

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Woman put on electronic tag for selling fake designer clothes & illicit tobacco

17 July 2015

17.07.15 - A woman who set up her home as a shop to sell fake designer goods and cigarettes has been put on tag by the courts. Kelly Marie Pearson held thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit stock at her Barrington Crescent home in Thorntree.

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Fake Louis Vuitton bags and Ray Ban sunglasses seized in raids

17 July 2015

17.07.15 - The Traders are yet to be prosecuted by Enfield council.

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127 Wonky Wonka bars found in Dundee shop

15 July 2015

15.07.15 - The bizarre haul — based on the treats made famous in Roald Dahl’s book and later films — were among more than £1,000 worth of fake goods confiscated in the city in the last couple of years.

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Pub owner fined for selling counterfeit vodka

15 July 2015

15.07.15 - A TOWN centre pub owner has admitted selling counterfeit vodka to unsuspecting drinkers. Dooley, of Fitzherbert Street, Orford, was the designated premises supervisor at Porters Ale House on Buttermarket Street when inspectors from Trading Standards visited the pub in December.

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Black Isle Show Will be The Real Deal - Free from counterfeits goods!

15 July 2015

15.07.15 - Visitors to the Black Isle Show on the 5th and 6th August will be assured of getting the Real Deal after The Highland Council and the Black Isle Farmers Society made a commitment to keep them free of fake goods.

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Police seize counterfeit watches, clothing & viagra worth £2 million in Strangeways area

13 July 2015

13.07.15 - Officers involved in the raids issued an urgent warning to the public not to be tempted to buy potentially-lethal counterfeit medicines.

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Designer fakes sold ‘to cut family debt’

10 July 2015

10.07.15 - Police raided Carfin Auto Repairs - a garage run by mechanic Allardyce and his wife - in November 2013. They found nearly £1,000 worth of clothing and cosmetics with labels such as Armani, Ralph Lauren, Hollister, Nike, Adidas and Chanel.

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ACG represents more than 3,000 brands affected by this influx of fakes into the UK and delivers an international network of information, advice and contacts on all aspects of IP protection. Working with Government and law enforcement agencies since 1980, ACG is focused on providing an effective and sustained response to counterfeiting.

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