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Latest News - 10/2017

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Christmas shoppers urged not to buy cheap perfume and after shave from street sellers in Peterborough

31 October 2017

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Trading Standards say unlicensed street traders are operating illegally in the city and have so far seized 500 bottles of counterfeit designer fragrance in eight weeks.

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Don't be ghouled by fake Halloween fancy dress costumes

27 October 2017

ACG call on consumers to buy real and not put themselves or their loved ones at risk by buying fake fancy dress costumes and cosmetics this Halloween.

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Barking Market trader fined for selling counterfeit t-shirts

26 October 2017

A trader at Barking Market has been fined and given a community order after he was caught selling fake Ralph Lauren children’s t-shirts.

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Police warn Halloween revellers not to be tricked by counterfeit fancy dress costumes

25 October 2017

Counterfeit fancy dress clothing is not subjected to the same rigorous testing as genuine items and therefore poses a public safety risk to consumers, it says.

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Thurrock Council leader praises crackdown on counterfeit cigarettes

23 October 2017

Sarah Cambridge, trading as Chequers Fruit and Veg at 18b North Mall, Grays Shopping Centre, pleaded guilty to six offences of selling counterfeit cigarettes, possessing with the intent to supply counterfeit cigarettes and failure to display a notice with regards to underage sales.

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Grimsby counterfeit designer gear seller in Court

23 October 2017

A 'foolish' delivery driver who sold fake designer labels including Michael Kors handbags and UGG boots on Facebook for as little as £30 has been convicted.

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Craigslist used to sell passports, drugs and counterfeit goods, says BBC

23 October 2017

ORGANISED crime gangs are ‘hijacking’ classified ads website Craigslist to sell drugs, stolen passports and counterfeit goods, according to a BBC investigation.

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£1000s worth of illicit & counterfeit tobacco seized

21 October 2017

The raids were a joint operation between Humberside Police and North East Lincolnshire Council's trading standards department as part of Operation Hercules, a campaign to curb street drinking, begging, drug dealing and illicit tobacco sales.

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Fake auctions and counterfeit goods have no place on our high streets

20 October 2017

... so in the build up to Christmas I would ask residents to be extra vigilant and let us know of anything suspicious so our Trading Standards officers can investigate.

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Brand protection experts speak at ACG Annual Conference

20 October 2017

Brand protection experts from SKY UK Ltd, Canon Europe Ltd, Michael Kors and Richemont International Ltd spoke at the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) Annual Conference yesterday.

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About ACG

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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