25 May 2017
The county council has signed its fourth Real Deal agreement with the management team of the district council-run market in Cannock town centre.
24 May 2017
Trading Standards at Westminster City Council found 28,000 cigarettes with £8,000 stockpiled and carefully concealed at Star hairdresser, at 124 Shaftesbury Avenue.
19 May 2017
Counterfeit tobacco is damaging to people’s health and can undermine smoking cessation efforts as it is usually sold at a cheaper price. In addition, they can be a fire risk as they do not self-extinguish when left to burn as legitimate cigarettes do.
09 May 2017
Scott Sutton opened a unit in The Pavillions on Christmas Eve 2014 and lured customers in with branding identical to that used by the iconic Aussie bootmaker, plus an eye-catching 70 per cent discount offer.
08 May 2017
THE owner of a printing shop who ignored a warning after he was caught producing and selling fake logo t-shirts has been ordered to fork out more than £70,000.
04 May 2017
Fake designer clothes, sunglasses and perfume with an estimated value of £8m - and more than £270,000 in cash - were seized during raids across Strangeways businesses.
04 May 2017
Patrick Sludds, 62, was captured on CCTV cameras selling the counterfeit goods from his car and in various locations around Darlington town centre. When enforcement officers knocked on his door he was found to have 692 packs of Regal King Size Cigarettes, 629 packs of Mayfair King Size Cigarettes and 69 50g packs of Golden Virginia Hand Rolling Tobacco.
02 May 2017
The hearing was told undercover officers had been sold fake and non-duty paid cigarettes and tobacco numerous times between March last year and January. Even when the shop was raided and counterfeit products removed, it was quickly re-stocked and sales continued.
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