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11 Feb

Cheetham Hill store found with thousands of counterfeit shoes

Husband and wife team were investigated by trading standards Prosecutors, the wife referred to herself as ‘Big lady boss’. During 2016 and 2017 Trading Standards made ‘various seizures’ of counterfeit shoes which represented around £400,000 in turnover for the business. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/cheetham-hill-counterfeit-shoes-court-19804275

England’s Black Market Hotspots Exposed

The trade in fake goods is putting hundreds of jobs at risk, experts have warned, as a BBC investigation shows the extent of the black market in England’s biggest cities. Trading standards figures showed hotspots in Manchester, Birmingham and Newham in east London. Commonly copied items included Beats by Dr Dre headphones, branded phone covers […]

Cheetham Hill: Report reveals ‘Counterfeit Street’ problem

  Part of Manchester has been nicknamed “Counterfeit Street” because of the widespread sale of fake goods there. A report by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) said items worth £1m were seized in Cheetham Hill, in 2013. Fake clothing, footwear, hoverboards and cigarettes have all been seized in the area. Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe […]

Counting the Cost – The Trade in Counterfeit Goods in Manchester

The Government has published a report that reveals in stark terms the impact of counterfeiting and the sale of black market goods in Manchester. Ministerial Foreword This Government is committed to protecting the public from the insidious threat posed by organised crime, and is fighting against its lifeblood – the black market economy. This cause […]

Fakes in Manchester Raids Exceed £2m

On Friday 18th October 2013 Greater Manchester Police commenced  an ad-hoc disruption activity in Harris Street, Cheetham Hill, M8. The police entered a couple of shops that were open to the public and seized a range of counterfeit goods including clothing, bags, UGG’s, Beats headphones, jewellery and watches estimated at upwards of £250 k No […]