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Latest News - 08/2019

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ACG training at Milton Keynes pre-clearance centre

28 August 2019

ACG was given the unique opportunity of training at the new Milton Keynes pre-clearance facility and raising officers’ awareness of counterfeit products

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Multi-agency raid in Birmingham disrupts manufacture of counterfeit products

28 August 2019

Tens of thousands of illegally manufactured branded labels and hundreds of finished garments were seized in a raid yesterday at a factory in Handsworth, Birmingham.

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Leamington trader sold dangerous counterfeit Samsung products online

25 August 2019

Sandhu, sole director of Partek Trade Ltd was sentenced to 12 months in prison suspended for two years, ordered to do 280 hours of unpaid work and has been disqualified from acting as a company director or otherwise in the management of a company for five years.

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ACG Member - Rubie’s counterfeit success rate continues

22 August 2019

The latest counterfeit conviction to have taken place after a trading standards alert from costume company Rubie’s has resulted in a £10,000 fine for the illegal trader.

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Award honours West Yorkshire Trading Standards

21 August 2019

The extraordinary commitment by the West Yorkshire Trading Standards team was marked yesterday with the presentation of an ACG Highly Commended Award for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement.

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Counterfeit goods postmaster ordered to pay back £750,000 or face five more years in prison

21 August 2019

The court accepted that in total, the business had generated £1.75 million in illegal turnover.

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Dorset Council Trading Standards team honoured with ACG award

20 August 2019

Dorset Council Trading Standards team were presented with their ACG Award for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting yesterday in Dorchester.

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Lynn Foster wins the ACG Dave Hankinson Memorial Award

13 August 2019

ACG presented the Dave Hankinson Memorial Award for Individual Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement, to Lynn Foster of Highland Council Trading Standards.

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Counterfeit goods seized from stall at Black Isle Show by Highland Council Trading Standards

13 August 2019

'Sends clear message' counterfeit sellers not tolerated, say organisers

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Penarth man prosecuted for selling counterfeit jewellery and unsafe cosmetics

13 August 2019

“Great work by Shared Regulatory Services has led to this prosecution, which ensures that no more people will fall victim to this company.

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