<h1 class="entry-title">Month: November 2015</h1>

Surelock Supports Major Anti-Counterfeiting Operation in Camden

On Friday 19 November 2015, following reconnaissances made by Surelock,  we together with other ACG members, assisted Camden Trading Standards carry out a major anti-counterfeit operation on three targeted retail stores in Camden High Street selling counterfeit merchandise. More than 4,000 music branded teeshirts & sweatshirts were seized including One Direction, 5 SOS, Motorhead, Arctic Monkeys, Black Sabbath, […]

How to Be Aware and Avoid Buying Counterfeit Goods

Under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (2008), traders are not allowed to pass off their goods as another product. This includes counterfeit goods – fake items deliberately made to look genuine. These are often of lower quality than the original and some could even present a health hazard. There are no cast iron […]

UK’s First ‘Fake Shop’ Opens in Yeovil

To mark National Consumer Week, Devon and Somerset Trading Standards has transformed an empty shop on Middle Street into an interactive installation stocking everything from counterfeit clothing and fake perfume to dodgy toys. Shrewd shoppers will need to look out to ensure they don’t get scammed. Activities and volunteers will be on hand to expose […]