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05 Sep
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Greater Manchester Police

Police officers under investigation as watchdog claims that GMP officers handled counterfeit goods…

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 […]

Schoolboy, 8, Hospitalised Playing Deadly New Children’s Game of ‘Sleeper’

Eight-year-old boy was hospitalised after being suffocated during ‘game’ In it child’s nose and mouth are held shut by another until they pass out Police in Manchester are warning that ‘sleeper’ prank is potentially fatal Councillor says craze must be stopped before ‘we have a terrible tragedy’ An eight-year-old boy was taken to hospital after […]

Counterfeit Goods Warning for Christmas Shoppers

SHOPPERS are being warned of the dangers of buying counterfeit goods as criminal gangs flood the British market with fakes for Christmas. Counterfeit toys, computer consoles and games, handbags, shoes and beauty products are big business. Criminals will go to astonishing lengths to get a slice of this year’s festive shopping market, with Britons expected […]

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 […]