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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 […]

Lessons From China’s Counterfeit Crackdown

Authenticity begins to trump price in the nation’s online marketplaces Beijing resident Wang Wenwen says she frequently trawled China’s online marketplaces for brand-name bargains, but grew tired of receiving obviously fake merchandise. The breaking point was a blue, floral-patterned dress she got for $32 that was advertised as a product of popular Chinese brand Five […]

Alibaba Rapped by US Clothing Body over Counterfeits

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has been forced to defend itself once again from claims its websites are peddling fake goods. The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has sent a letter to US Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman, complaining of “rampant proliferation” of counterfeit goods on Alibaba’s TaoBao site. “Our members encounter innumerable counterfeits on […]

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 […]