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 26  Next »

Modern slavery is the latest shocking development which has become linked to counterfeit crime

19 November 2017

Police believe many of the immigrants working in the warren of shops and warehouses across Strangeways have been brought to the UK specifically to work in the counterfeit trade. And without the proper papers entitling them to their rights, it is feared they are being exploited.

Read More…

Fake designer goods with a street value of more than £300,000 seized in Newcastle

17 November 2017

Nationally, counterfeit goods cost the UK economy more than £17bn a year and last year destroyed an estimated 72,000 jobs in this country.

Read More…

How to spot fake electrical goods this Black Friday

16 November 2017

Firefighters are warning consumers to shop carefully on Black Friday (November 24) and avoid fake electrical products as they present a serious fire risk. Research carried out by the charity Electrical Safety First revealed that an estimated nine million UK consumers have purchased a fake electrical product as a Christmas gift in the past.

Read More…

10,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized from Peterborough city centre business

15 November 2017

It follows a raid carried out yesterday (Tuesday, November 14) after concerns were raised by a member of the public.

Read More…

Shoppers warned to watch out for fake goods on Black Friday

15 November 2017

FIREFIGHTERS are warning consumers to shop carefully on Black Friday November 24 and avoid fake electrical products which pose a serious fire risk. Black Friday falls during the national Fire Kills Electrical Safety Week from November 20-26 and is a retail bonanza which encourages people to shop for a festive bargain.

Read More…

Gloucester car boot seller raided by Trading Standards

15 November 2017

About £1,200 worth of cigarettes and rolling tobacco, all believed to be counterfeit, was seized from the stall.

Read More…

Counterfeit goods lead to Trading Standards court action

08 November 2017

A fraudster who sold fake goods through Facebook and Gumtree has appeared in court.

Read More…

Guilty! 24 charges of selling counterfeit goods

07 November 2017

The knock-off items, which also included Gucci belts and Beats headphones, were ‘indistinct from the real thing’ at a first look, prosecutors said.

Read More…

Fake booze! £7,700 dram is counterfeit

03 November 2017

A DRAM of whisky dubbed the most expensive in the world after a Chinese author paid £7,700 for it was a fake, an investigation has revealed.

Read More…

Page 1 of 26  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 >