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ACG Award Winners Announced

16 June 2022

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) announced the winners of its 2022 ACG Awards for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement ahead of the ACG Awards Drinks Reception and Ceremony.

The ceremony is being held on 16 June 2022 at the CTSI Conference in Bristol later tonight. 

The awards winners were:

The Dave Hankinson Memorial Award for Individual Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

Winner: Marsha Bell from Salford Trading Standards
Highly Commended: Mohammed Tariq from Ealing Trading Standards

ACG Award for Trading Standards Department Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

Winner: Salford Trading Standards
Highly Commended: Ealing Trading Standards

The Special Commendation Individual Awards for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

Winner: Tony Cregan at PIPCU Northwest
Highly Commended: Geoff Oulton at Gatwick Border Force

The Special Commendation Department or Team Award for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

Winner: Border Force International Trade Examinations Team – Tilbury
Highly Commended: Border Force Milton Keynes

ACG Special Award Winners: Trading Standards Scotland with special mention to Belinda Norton - Op Haugh
ACG Special Award Winners: Intellectual Property Office Intelligence Hub
ACG Special Award Winners: Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN)
ACG Special Award Winners: CENTSA Regional Investigation Team with special mention to Mohammed Tariq- Op Beorma

The ACG wish to congratulate all the winners and thank this years' award sponsors: WRiSnapdragon Monitoring and Treasury Wine Estates.

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