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£100k bill for rogue trader who counterfeit goods goods

07 August 2018

A Harrow salesman caught hawking tens-of-thousands of fake football sew on patches , and other merchandise has been slapped with a £100k bill – thanks to Brent & Harrow Trading Standards.

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Fake goods dealer told – ‘pay up or face jail’

31 July 2018

Items included designer label jewellery and watches, phone accessories, make-up, bags and clothing, footwear, perfume, sunglasses and headphones.

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Fake Nike and Adidas clothing seized at Ingoldmels market

18 July 2018

‘Operation Sunflower’ resulted in prosecution for stall holders John Sharma Lal and Ved Parkash following the raid in August last year.

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Trading standards swooped on car boot seller over counterfeit goods

11 July 2018

A woman who “took a chance” to sell counterfeit goods at a car boot sale has been ordered to pay £670 in fines and costs.

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Sunderland woman fined after being found with stash of counterfeit designer goods

06 July 2018

he haul of 100 items included fake Ted Baker, Stella McCartney and Mulberry handbags and purses, footwear and gloves branded as UGG and tracksuits and hats bearing Hugo Boss logos.

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50,000 websites found to be selling counterfeit goods, Action Fraud reveals

05 July 2018

Many of the websites contain harmful viruses and malware too, which could leave you at risk of being defrauded.

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Ipswich man sentenced for selling fake designer clothes on Facebook

20 June 2018

The prosecution followed complaints to Suffolk Trading Standards that Harvey was selling branded goods suspected to be counterfeit on his Facebook page, including clothing, shoes and accessories by brands like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Lacoste, Nike, Adidas and Ralph Lauren.

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Over 400,000 direct jobs are lost in 13 economic sectors due to the presence of counterfeits

07 June 2018

The EUIPO has released a new report, compiling research since 2013, to present a comprehensive and updated picture of the scope and impact of IP rights (IPR) infringement in the EU. In particular, it emphasises the value of IP rights for EU economies and firms, the increasing sophistication and diversification of counterfeiters, and the impact of IPR infringement to the EU.

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£30,000 worth of fake clothes, bags and football shirts seized

03 June 2018

A haul of almost 1,800 counterfeit goods have been seized by police.

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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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