INVESTIGATORS & SECURITY CONSULTANTS
<h1 class="entry-title">Tag: fake</h1>
07 Jan

Fake NHS Covid-19 vaccination messages target the vulnerable public

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of fraudulent text messages being sent to the public – the message ends with a link to a bogus website requesting personal details, including name, address and bank details. https://www.tradingstandards.uk/news-policy/news-room/2021/fake-nhs-covid-19-vaccination-messages-target-vulnerable-public

Couple sold fake Mac make-up and other brands on Facebook

Another successful result, Surelock investigators assisted Trading Standards Officers at Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council with evidence of counterfeit Tiffany & Co. items, found amongst other fake designer brands, at the home of a couple caught after trading standards officers raided their home in February this year. http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/couple-sold-fake-mac-make-14003032

Brand Licensing Europe

Surelock are attending Brand Licensing Europe, London Olympia on 11 October 2017, if you are experiencing problems with counterfeits and need help with brand protection / anti-counterfeit investigations please do not hesitate to make contact.  

Suspects plead guilty to offences under the Trade Marks Act

Another successful result by Surelock investigators, having identified prolific sellers of Benefit cosmetics on eBay, we carried out covert test purchases, authenticated these as counterfeit and provided the authorities with an evidence package. Then after monitoring the many thousands of sales we liaised with Nottingham Trading Standards who raided the premises, seizing hundreds of counterfeit […]

Police seize £7m of Fakes in Scotland and Warn of the Link to Organised Crime

It was announced that counterfeit goods valued at around £7 million were seized by police in Scotland last year as Justice Secretary Michael Matheson launched the Government’s report into Scotland’s gangs. Officers made nearly 3,000 arrests of people known to be involved in serious organised crime. According to the report the most common business types are licensed […]

Conference Looks to Shape Global Response to Intellectual Property Crime

Shaping international action against evolving threats to intellectual property is the focus of the 10th International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Conference in London. Globally recognized as the leading IP law enforcement conference of its kind, the event brings together some 500 senior police leaders, government officials, and security and industry experts from more […]

Surelock is a Member of the “Real Deal”

Surelock is now a member of The Real Deal.  The Real Deal campaign is a cross-sector, partnership initiative, bringing together local authority trading standards services, market operators and traders, industry groups, and copyright and trademark owners, all of whom are united with a common commitment to tackling the problem of illicit traders at markets who sell counterfeit […]

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 […]