14 February 2017
14.02.17 - Approximately 20,000 cigarettes and 24 litres of counterfeit vodka were being transported at the time of the seizure.
14 February 2017
14.02.17 - Enquiries are now ongoing and the seized goods, including branded clothing, footwear, cosmetics, jewellery and electrical items, are now being sent for examination.
13 February 2017
13.02.17 - Investigators caught two Stoke-on-Trent shops selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco during a targeted operation. They swooped on Milano Mini Market, in Boughey Road, Shelton, and Star Mini Market, in Broad Street, Hanley, and seized the illicit goods.
10 February 2017
10.02.17 - Mohamad Hsin, aged 44, from Caldmore Green, is on trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court charged with conspiracy to sell counterfeit goods, including rolling tobacco and cigarettes.
09 February 2017
09.02.17 - The Scottish Anti Illicit Trade Group, (SAITG) has a pivotal role in bringing together public and private sectors with a clear focus and strategic aim of reducing the scale, impact and cost of illicit trade throughout Scotland.
08 February 2017
08.02.17 - The sentencing at Peterborough Crown Court follows an investigation by Peterborough City Council trading standards officers in July last year. This led to the seizure of around £12,000 worth of counterfeit items including Nike trainers, Dior perfumes, Lacoste polo shirts and Ralph Lauren polo shirts.
03 February 2017
03.02.17 - As the Six Nations championship gets underway, be sure to show your support in your team’s true colours – that’s the message from Fake Free Newport. Fake replica kits can seem tempting and much more affordable; however they are often poor quality and can even be dangerous.
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.
Membership with the ACG is the best way to work with government and enforcement bodies to protect your brand. Our Roadshows and training days help you reach out to police, trading standards and border force officers and tell them about your genuine products.