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ACG join All Party Parliamentary Group meeting

30 July 2019

Phil Lewis, ACG Director General attended the latest All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Electrical Home Safety meeting and took the opportunity to describe the growing problem in relation to counterfeit electrical goods.

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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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Leamington trader sold dangerous counterfeit Samsung products online

25 August 2019

Sandhu, sole director of Partek Trade Ltd was sentenced to 12 months in prison suspended for two years, ordered to do 280 hours of unpaid work and has been disqualified from acting as a company director or otherwise in the management of a company for five years.

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Hull off licence shut down: repeatedly breached licensing laws and sold counterfeit goods

17 July 2019

During a raid in April, police found 50,000 smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco.

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Carolyn Harris MP: We must end the unregulated selling of counterfeit electrical goods online

09 July 2019

So when is the Government going to take action against Amazon, Ebay, Facebook etc. who are daily allowing their sellers to sell unsafe, recalled, fake and non-compliant electrical goods to the public? We need action, and we need it fast!

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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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Stevenage retailer ordered to pay over £3,200 following Trading Standards prosecution

07 June 2019

A Stevenage company has pleaded guilty to supplying unsafe and fake mobile phone adaptors, as well as fake Apple iphone cases, following an operation by Hertfordshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service.

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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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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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