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INVESTIGATORS & SECURITY CONSULTANTS
<h1 class="entry-title">Tag: fake goods</h1>
31 Mar

ACG warns on-line shoppers

With the recent growth in online shopping comes a corresponding rise in safety risks for the consumer, becoming an easy target for criminals off-loading fake and sometimes dangerous product… https://the-european.eu/story-23480/do-consumers-care-about-price-or-product-safety.html

Bognor Regis seller found with fake goods worth £18k has been sentenced

Another successful outcome for Surelock clients following an undercover operation in October 2018, when investigators first identified eBay seller Garry Warren selling counterfeit rock band T-shirts and hooded tops. In February 2019, Surelock investigators and West Sussex Trading Standards visited the sellers home and seized counterfeit clothing for many bands including Iron Maiden, The Beatles, […]

A Man in Woolwich has been jailed for selling £150,000 of fake Justin Bieber and One Direction merchandise

In July 2014, Surelock International Limited provided the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) with evidence leading to a prison sentence of 30 months for Woolwich man Meraj Gul, who pleaded guilty to selling goods with unauthorised trademarks. Acting Detective Superintendent and Head of the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), Peter Ratcliffe, said: “This sentencing […]

24 Oct

£3m Boost for City of London IP Crime Unit

The fight against digital piracy and counterfeit goods was today (23 October 2014) boosted by £3 million of new government funding to the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU). Minister for Intellectual Property (IP), Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced the government’s funding commitment to the national crime unit at the Anti Counterfeiting Group Conference in London. […]