03 November 2017
Thomas Chaney, 24, of Greenmeadow was caught following an investigation by Torfaen’s trading standards team which found he was selling large quantities of counterfeit tobacco through the social media site.
02 November 2017
The ACG raised awareness of counterfeits yesterday by holding another successful Border Force Training Day at Heathrow airport. Big brands including Hunter Boots, Hasbro, NorthFace, Hewlett Packard and UGG exhibited counterfeit and genuine products and invited enforcement officers to visit the exhibits to discuss the issues facing brand protection and understand how to identify a fake product.
31 October 2017
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Trading Standards say unlicensed street traders are operating illegally in the city and have so far seized 500 bottles of counterfeit designer fragrance in eight weeks.
27 October 2017
ACG call on consumers to buy real and not put themselves or their loved ones at risk by buying fake fancy dress costumes and cosmetics this Halloween.
26 October 2017
A trader at Barking Market has been fined and given a community order after he was caught selling fake Ralph Lauren children’s t-shirts.
25 October 2017
Counterfeit fancy dress clothing is not subjected to the same rigorous testing as genuine items and therefore poses a public safety risk to consumers, it says.
23 October 2017
Sarah Cambridge, trading as Chequers Fruit and Veg at 18b North Mall, Grays Shopping Centre, pleaded guilty to six offences of selling counterfeit cigarettes, possessing with the intent to supply counterfeit cigarettes and failure to display a notice with regards to underage sales.
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.