22 March 2019
'If you are buying these goods you are helping to fund drug dealing, human trafficking and extortion'
20 February 2019
The north-east’s organised crime unit use a range of tactics to disrupt gangs and meet monthly with housing bosses, trading standards chiefs and others to think of ways of making their lives difficult.
14 February 2019
Valentine’s Day is approaching a £1 billion industry, with most of our affection shown with gifts and presents.
18 January 2019
A joint operation between the National Trading Standards Regional Investigations Team Central England, Birmingham Trading Standards, West Midlands Police and partners including the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG), the National Markets Group (NMG) and brand representatives, has resulted in the seizure of £2.5 million worth of counterfeit and unsafe products including clothing, jewellery and cosmetics.
18 January 2019
It took officers two days to clear out Digbeth warehouse full of counterfeit perfumes, clothes and footwear
05 January 2019
The shops are constantly raided by police and trading standards - with £2.5m worth of fake goods seized in the latest bust.
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.
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.