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Biggest Overhaul of Consumer Rights in a Generation

Consumer Rights Act 2015 has been given Royal Assent. Under the Act, consumers and businesses will have clearer rights and responsibilities. These include: new rights for consumers to get a repair or a replacement of faulty digital content such as online film, games, music downloads and e-books. Currently the law is unclear and has failed […]

£25,000 Bill for eBay Trader Convicted of Selling Fake Cosmetics

An eBay seller from Exmouth who was convicted of supplying fake and unsafe cosmetic products has been ordered to pay almost £25,000 following a financial investigation into the profits made from the sales under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Deborah Hamber received a four month suspended prison sentence plus 150 hours of community service at Exeter […]

Families Warned over Killer Car Seats

A Surrey County Council investigation has uncovered a market in deadly car seats that can kill a child at just 30mph. The council’s trading standards team is warning families of young children not to buy the illegal seats, which are imported from China and fail all UK safety standards. Crash testing done by Britax shows […]

Avoid Bad Hair Days…Avoid Counterfeit Hair Stylers!

  Dictionary.com informs us   coun·ter·feit [koun-ter-fit] adjective   1. made in imitation so as to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; not genuine; forged: counterfeit dollar bills. 2. pretended; unreal: counterfeit grief. I like the fact that this mentions grief. It is so true! So I’m suggesting, please look further than the quality and […]

Designer Clothes Counterfeiters Jailed

Two brothers and their father have been jailed for their parts in manufacturing hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of fake designer garments. Kully Screen Printing Ltd, in Galby Street, Spinney Hills, Leicester, was described as a “large-scale, highly sophisticated and a professional operation”. At Leicester Crown Court, director Kuldip Singh (26), the “principal offender”, […]

Preventing Counterfeit Products Getting to Market

LIMA UK assists members on a daily basis with a diverse range of queries relating to licensing.  Fortunately, the spectre of counterfeit goods doesn’t come up frequently.  However, just recently LIMA was contacted by one of Europe’s leading licensed costume character companies and a long-standing LIMA, David Scott, Managing Director of Rainbow, who had an […]

Brothers Jailed for Fake Goods Scam

From the Liverpool Echo 30th May 2013 Surelock has been involved with this case from the beginning. Four brothers who sold counterfeit goods at Liverpool markets have been given prison sentences. They admitted the offences which involved fake clothes, footwear and mobile phone covers. Raza Hassan,  21, who owned the stalls pleaded guilty at Liverpool Crown […]

Brothers Jailed for Liverpool Markets Fake Goods Scam

From the Liverpool Echo 30th May 2013 Surelock has been involved with this case from the beginning. Four brothers who sold counterfeit goods at Liverpool markets have been given prison sentences. They admitted the offences which involved fake clothes, footwear and mobile phone covers. Raza Hassan,  21, who owned the stalls pleaded guilty at Liverpool Crown […]

Eastleigh Trader Sentenced for Selling Fakes

Surelock is proud to have assisted Hampshire Council Trading Standards on this operation on behalf of our clients. AN Eastleigh trader has been handed a 12 month suspended sentence for selling fake designer clothes.  Arvinder Singh Kang, 26, was caught selling knock-off Lacoste polo shirts for £10 from his market stall by undercover Hampshire Trading […]

Eastleigh Trader Sentenced for Selling Fake Designer Clothes

Surelock is proud to have assisted Hampshire Council Trading Standards on this operation on behalf of our clients.  AN Eastleigh trader has been handed a 12 month suspended sentence for selling fake designer clothes.  Arvinder Singh Kang, 26, was caught selling knock-off Lacoste polo shirts for £10 from his market stall by undercover Hampshire Trading […]