Our website makes use of cookies. To find out more please read our privacy policy
Close

Login

Loading...
You are now logged in.

Latest News - Dangerous

Page 1 of 32  Next »

Thousands of Illegal cigarettes and £40k of counterfeit goods seized after Wolverhampton home raid

23 February 2018

And an estimated £40,000 worth of fake goods were found stored in garden sheds, as well as bedrooms and the living room of the property.

Read More…

Counterfeit superhero costumes taken out of circulation in West Yorkshire

23 February 2018

Today, West Yorkshire Trading Standards service, alongside the police and brand protection officers from Rubie’s Masquerade Co (UK) Ltd, executed a warrant at an eBay trader’s home address where 3,000 counterfeit and unsafe children’s costumes were found.

Read More…

Police warn people to steer clear of counterfeit fancy dress for World Book Day

23 February 2018

Fake fancy dress puts people at risk of suffocation and poisoning from untested dyes. Counterfeit goods purchasers put themselves at risk of identity crime.

Read More…

Profits from selling counterfeit goods are often used to fund other types of crime

21 February 2018

e.g. drug & people trafficking, money laundering and even terrorism!

Read More…

Teens 'buying anxiety drug Xanax on social media'

21 February 2018

DANGEROUS ingredients such as boric acid, heavy metals and floor polish have been found in counterfeit medicines!

Read More…

Group charged in investigation over selling counterfeit medicines

20 February 2018

Three people from north London are among five who have been charged as part of an investigation into the sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines.

Read More…

Counterfeit Kylie Jenner lip kit warning after Belfast teen left struggling to breathe

19 February 2018

A Belfast teenager is warning others to think twice before buying fake Kylie Jenner lip kits on buy and sell sites after she wound up at A&E.

Read More…

A SHOP could be forced to hand over its alcohol licence after selling counterfeit cigarettes

17 February 2018

Park Lane Food and Wine in Tilehurst will be challenged by the council's Licensing team at a hearing on March 8 after a series of breaches and illegal activity at the store.

Read More…

Dudley shopkeeper used freezer to hide illegal tobacco and counterfeit cigarettes

16 February 2018

Sywash Mashkhaty, owner of European Food Express in Dudley High Street, pleaded guilty to seven offences in front of Wolverhampton magistrates.

Read More…

Coventry baker jailed for having finger in another pie - a huge counterfeit cigarettes business

15 February 2018

He was given a nine month prison term suspended for two years and ordered to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work by Recorder Stuart Sprawson, who also ordered all the cigarettes and tobacco to be destroyed.

Read More…

Page 1 of 32  Next »

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.

Read more >

Join now!

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.

Read more >