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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 […]

Revealed: Huge Haul of Fake 1D Garments Sold by Plymouth Gang

This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP (Trade Mark and Rights Holders Against Piracy) identifying eBay sites and making test purchases of our clients’ counterfeit merchandise, then working  with Plymouth Trading Standards to identify the offenders and raid the premises This is just a fraction of the thousands […]

Court Orders Counterfeit Seller from Cornwall to Pay £4000 Costs

This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP (Trade Mark and Rights Holders Against Piracy) identifying eBay sites and making test purchases of our clients’ counterfeit merchandise, then working  with Cornwall Trading Standards to identify the offender and raid the premises. David Scott trading as Bubble And Bling attended Bodmin […]

Gang Face Jail for Selling Fake Clothing Including 1D Garments on eBay

This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP (Trade Mark and Rights Holders Against Piracy) identifying eBay sites and making test purchases of our clients’ counterfeit merchandise, then working  with Plymouth Trading Standards to identify the offenders and raid the premises Three people face jail for their part in […]

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 Supports Major Anti-Counterfeiting Operation in Camden

On Friday 19 November 2015, following reconnaissances made by Surelock,  we together with other ACG members, assisted Camden Trading Standards carry out a major anti-counterfeit operation on three targeted retail stores in Camden High Street selling counterfeit merchandise. More than 4,000 music branded teeshirts & sweatshirts were seized including One Direction, 5 SOS, Motorhead, Arctic Monkeys, Black Sabbath, […]

Old Spitalfields Market Stall Holder Prosecuted for Selling Counterfeit T-Shirts

Following a reconnaissance carried out by Surelock on behalf of TRAP in October 2014 at Old Spitalfields Market, Commercial Street, London E1, a stall holder Rajesh Joshi, was identified selling counterfeit One Direction, The Beatles and Ramones t-shirts, which were seized by Tower Hamlets Trading Standards and Joshi was prosecuted.   On 22 October 2015 […]

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 […]

Owner of London Wholesalers Found Guilty of All Charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court

In 2013 Surelock identified a number of wholesalers selling counterfeit music artists’ bags, which included amongst others The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, One Direction, Justin Bieber and Bob Marley.  These premises were raided with officers from Hackney Trading Standards and large quantities of counterfeits were seized from two wholesalers,Tran Link Limited of 245, Hackney Road, […]