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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 […]

Trio in Court Accused of Selling Fake 1D Clothing in Plymouth

Following a Surelock investigation…… THREE people have faced a judge accused of selling a huge haul of fake goods – including One Direction clothing. Kenneth Colley, aged 42, Jason Ross, aged 45 and Anna Strzelecka, aged 39, appeared at Plymouth Crown Court jointly charges with selling clothing bearing trademarked images between July 1 2009 and […]

Surelock Takes Part in Camden Raid by Trading Standards Shown on the BBC Fake Britain

Surelock personnel take part in multi-agency raids on one of the largest retailers in Camden selling £100,000’s worth of fake merchandise, including music artists’ clothing, mobile phone covers and Clipper lighters.  The action was filmed by the BBC for the “Fake Britain” programme. See the clip on the BBC iPlayer which starts 35 minutes into the programme (Note […]

Big Brand Fake Merchandise Fraudster John Young Ordered to Pay Back £60k by Court

The successful conclusion of this case follows investigative work carried out by Surelock. A Suffolk internet fraudster who sold fake JLS, Justin Bieber, Olly Murs, and One Direction clothing has been ordered to repay £60,000. John Young was jailed for 12 months at Ipswich Crown Court in August, but has now been made subject of a confiscation […]

Company Director Sold Fake One Direction Goods

This case was brought to court following an initial investigation by Surelock. A female director of a company based in a village near Bristol has been given a suspended prison sentence for counterfeiting offences. Lorraine Eyre was given eight months in prison, suspended for two years at Bristol Crown Court after previously pleaded guilty to 18 charges […]

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 […]