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INVESTIGATORS & SECURITY CONSULTANTS
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Another successful court result, as fraudulent trader Terrance Donovan received a total of three years immediate imprisonment for importing and selling thousands of pounds of counterfeit designer merchandise.

Speaking on behalf of Hublot, Jordan Sargent of Surelock Brand Protection Services stated: “Surelock Brand Protections Services represents a large number trademark holders, we will continue to work with trading standards to ensure those trading in counterfeit goods are brought to account. We applaud the actions of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Trading Standards regarding this case […]

Eight Months in Prison for Fake Clothes Racket

This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP (Trade Mark and Rights Holders Against Piracy) identifying websites and making test purchases of our clients’ counterfeit merchandise, then working  with Central Bedfordshire Trading Standards to identify the offender and raid the premises.  All printing equipment, four computers, presses, blanks and […]

Warning on Fake Make-up Tainted by Cyanide and Other Dangerous Chemicals

Surelock, on behalf of its clients, continues to assist the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) to remove counterfeit cosmetic products from sale Dangerous levels of lead, mercury and cyanide found in the fake make-up Bogus MAC, Benefit and Urban Decay products sold via eBay and Amazon Buyers risk severe allergic reactions as well as […]

£180k Black Country Disney, One Direction and Justin Bieber Fake Goods Racket Smashed

Surelock assisted Dudley Trading Standards in this successful prosecution. Joanne and Simon Geddes printed the logos of Disney, Hello Kitty, Justin Bieber and One Direction onto merchandise before flogging it on Amazon and eBay to unsuspecting customers. The operation was run from the couple’s Sedgley living room and Paypal payments of £180,000 passed through their bank. […]

Can Alibaba Knock Out Knockoffs?

Although Alibaba Group has been cracking down on vendors using its online marketplaces to sell counterfeit goods, consumers aren’t likely to be any safer after the company’s initial public offering. Counterfeiters are finding new ways of moving their goods. Brand protection firms, which hunt down fake versions of clients’ products online, say Alibaba Group, has […]

Families Warned over Killer Car Seats

A Surrey County Council investigation has uncovered a market in deadly car seats that can kill a child at just 30mph. The council’s trading standards team is warning families of young children not to buy the illegal seats, which are imported from China and fail all UK safety standards. Crash testing done by Britax shows […]

Surelock Assists Brent and Harrow Trading Standards Secure Convictions

Surelock work closely on behalf of our clients with Trading Standards Services all over UK and the work we do often results in prosecutions and Court proceedings, here are two very excellent results from our work with Brent and Harrow Trading Standards:- Two Traders Sentenced for Selling Fake Goods Two traders caught selling fake goods […]