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ACG represented at the CTSI Symposium 2019

11 June 2019

Annual professional development event: 10-12 June 2019, Brighton

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ACG host Illicit Trade and Counterfeiting Workshop

08 May 2019

More than 40 experts from enforcement, government agencies and brands attended ACG’s workshop...

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Police seize £4million of fake sports gear during huge raid in Strangeways

17 July 2019

More than 90 officers and staff executed a planned warrant at Lawrence House

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Call for action on 'shocking' trade in fake crash helmets - ITV News Investigation

12 July 2019

Experts have described new evidence of a trade in dangerous and counterfeit crash helmets as "shocking" and "a tragedy waiting to happen".

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In Court for selling counterfeit Nike trainers through Facebook

02 July 2019

Ford, of Market Place in Louth, was informed by trading standards that the items he was selling on Facebook were counterfeit but he continued to sell the goods.

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Fines and unpaid work for fake goods sellers

24 June 2019

These seizures came about following an ongoing market surveillance project by Doncaster Council’s Trading Standards team. The project has also seen a number of successful prosecutions and cautions issued against traders at Stainforth Market and the Keepmoat Car Boot.

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Counterfeit goods and organised crime go hand in hand!

12 June 2019

As well as the weapons, a quantity of Class B drugs, counterfeit clothing and DVDs, approximately £13,000 in cash, phones, tablets, documentation, over 7000 illicit cigarettes and a quantity of hand-rolling tobacco were also seized.

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Counterfeiting and piracy cost Ireland €900m in lost sales

06 June 2019

This represents €192 per citizen per annum, according to the report.

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Dorset trader fined £1000s for selling counterfeit designer clothing at a car boot sale

05 June 2019

On Friday, May 31, Bhatti appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court to be sentenced for 11 offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994 of possessing counterfeit goods for sale.

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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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Membership with the ACG is the best way to work with government and enforcement bodies to protect your brand. Our Roadshows and training days help you reach out to police, trading standards and border force officers and tell them about your genuine products.

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