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New campaign warns ‘there’s more at stake when it’s a fake’

25 September 2017

The campaign highlights the many consequences of buying counterfeit goods online. One of the main consequences of buying counterfeit goods on websites, social media and online is identity crime. When buying items, people will part with personal details such as their address and financial information which allows fraudsters to set-up new websites selling counterfeit goods in their name.

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Millions of counterfeit medicines seized in largest operation against illicit online pharmacies

25 September 2017

In the largest action of its kind, INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea X targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices, saw some 400 arrests worldwide and the seizure of more than USD 51 million worth of potentially dangerous medicines.

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Buying fake Viagra onlin 'Russian Roulette

25 September 2017

Almost £50m of fake Viagra has been confiscated in the last five years. Raids are being carried out to try to crack down on the problem.

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Identity stolen after buying counterfeit shoes

24 September 2017

Emily's identity was stolen and fake websites were set up in her name to sell more counterfeit goods after she bought shoes.

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Intellectual Property Crime on the Darknet

20 September 2017

Intellectual Property (IP) crime is committed when someone uses an intellectual property right without the authorisation of its owner. Counterfeiting and piracy are terms used to describe a range of illicit activities related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement. Most counterfeit goods infringe a trademark, which means that a good is produced without the authorisation of its rights holder. Piracy refers to the illegal use of literary and artistic works protected by copyrights. Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) are increasingly involved in the violation of IPR

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Conman fined - counterfeit phone cases & print toners

04 August 2017

Kasimali Hajiyani, 34, sold thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit toners, memory cards and mobile phone accessories via his company KAS Trading UK Limited.

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Dentists warned not to purchase counterfeit dental equipment

31 July 2017

These warnings come after a recent GDC hearing found a dentist guilty of purchasing non-compliant and counterfeit dental equipment from an online auction website, resulting in the dentist’s registration being suspended for three months.

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Merthyr's TS team continues to tackle counterfeit goods

22 July 2017

On the 12th July 2017 at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates Court Lynda Elliott of Hodges Street, Penydarren, Merthyr Tydfil pleaded guilty to offences under the Trade Marks Act, Hallmarking Act and safety offences under REACH regulations. These matters related to the sale of jewellery following an investigation carried out by Merthyr Tydfil Trading Standards Service.

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Husband & wife made £150K selling fake football shirts & merchandise

22 June 2017

Andrew and Jayne Jones sold items from their home in Tone Road, Bettws, Newport, through two eBay accounts - Mr T-Shirts and Calamity Jane.

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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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