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eBay Seller Jailed for Selling £220,000 of Counterfeit Designer T-Shirts

Surelock assisted in this case by providing authentication evidence on behalf of numerous music artists merchandisers, working together as TRAP. Barry Wayne Pritchard of Cae Gabriel, Penycae near Wrexham has been jailed for 18 months after selling around £220,000 worth of counterfeit designer t-shirts on eBay over six years.  Pritchard was sentenced on the basis that he […]

One Direction T-shirt Faker Jailed After Making £61,000

This successful prosecution follows a Surelock investigation on behalf of TRAP. Fake celebrity t-shirts featuring the biggest names in pop including One Direction raked in more than £61,000 for a jewellery shop owner as part of a rogue printing operation. The illegal merchandise was sold over the internet and included bracelets and hoodies. They carried […]

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 […]

Fraudster Jailed for Selling Fake JLS, Justin Bieber and 1D Merchandise

The successful outcome of this case follows investigations by Surelock in conjunction with Suffolk Trading Standards. A fraudster who made thousands of pounds selling fake JLS, Justin Bieber and One Direction clothes to unsuspecting victims through eBay has been jailed for 12 months.  John Young, of Sotterley Road, Hulver, near Beccles, was sentenced at Ipswich […]

Football Kit Man Sentenced for Making Fake One Direction Shirts

A football kit man ran a lucrative sideline flogging thousands of fake One Direction  hoodies and T-shirts online. Gary Simpson churned out the bogus boy band gear from the clubhouse at  Moorside Rangers, using the equipment intended for printing names and numbers on  strips. Simpson, 55, had no licence to use the pop stars’ branding, […]

Welshpool Counterfeiter Prosecuted

A Welshpool trader who produced counterfeit clothing with Trade Marks on and then sold them over the internet has been prosecuted by Powys County Council. Sharon Louise Vaughan, trading as perfectly personalised4u, pleaded guilty to eleven charges under the Trade Marks Act 1994 in action taking by the council’s Trading Standards Service.  The hearing took […]