04 February 2019
Joe McCrisken says he is signing off an alprazolam-related death nearly once a week. He says "most of the deaths" are caused by counterfeit versions of Xanax, the brand name for the drug alprazolam.
01 February 2019
An investigation has been launched into the supply of fake cigarettes in Handsworth as it was revealed £8,000 worth of smuggled and counterfeit goods were seized from the back of a white Transit.
31 January 2019
Redbridge Council teamed up with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to investigate 20 properties on Wednesday, January 25, as part of a crackdown on illicit goods.
30 January 2019
The traders garage was packed to the rafters. Officers seized 776 fake handbags and merchandise including Chanel, Mulberry, Gucci, Louis Vitton, Michael Kors and Prada.
23 January 2019
Police officers and Trading Standards searched the shop in Elswick and found of box of cigarettes believed to be counterfeit
19 January 2019
Trading Standards Scotland (TSS) worked with council officers and police to execute a warrant at an address in the city.
18 January 2019
It took officers two days to clear out Digbeth warehouse full of counterfeit perfumes, clothes and footwear
18 January 2019
Trading Standards Officers raided the Bling shop in Trunch Lane, Chapel St Leonards.
17 January 2019
Two people have since been arrested – a man, 66, from the Blaenavon area; and a woman, 46, from the Abergavenny area.
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.