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£180k Black Country Disney, One Direction and Justin Bieber Fake Goods Racket Smashed

Surelock assisted Dudley Trading Standards in this successful prosecution. Joanne and Simon Geddes printed the logos of Disney, Hello Kitty, Justin Bieber and One Direction onto merchandise before flogging it on Amazon and eBay to unsuspecting customers. The operation was run from the couple’s Sedgley living room and Paypal payments of £180,000 passed through their bank. […]

Don’t be a Victim of Online Crime

Intellectual property crime is costing the UK economy hundreds of millions of pounds each year, with organised crime gangs causing significant damage to industries that are produce legitimate, high quality, physical goods and online and digital content in an increasingly competitive climate The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) is being funded by the Department […]

Three Arrested on Suspicion of Selling Fake Justin Bieber and 1D Merchandise Following a Surelock Tipoff

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which is part of the City of London Police, has dismantled a suspected crime network believed to have been running a mini counterfeiting factory producing and selling clothing carrying the names and logos of famous musicians. The early morning operation resulted in the arrest of a man and […]

Be on Your Guard Ireland from an Influx of Seasonal Counterfeit Clothes and Scam Websites

As the start of Irish debs season draws near the European consumer centre has made a statement urging all to be cautious when ordering high-end clothing online. Often these rogue retailers use credentials that are registered in European nations to add to the perceived legitimacy of their site, but in many cases the businesses were […]