Monthly Archives: January 2023

Thief Stole Goods Worth £5.5k

The Greenock Telegraph website reports that a prolific thief stole more than £5,500-worth of merchandise during a string of shoplifting raids which spanned three years.

David Clarke targeted various businesses during his one-man crimewave, including Currys, Sainsbury’s, TK Maxx, Boots, Halford’s, Aldi and Iceland.

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Designer Fakes Seized In Kensington

The Evening Standard website reports that hundreds of suspected fake designer items from brands such as Louis Vuitton and Chanel have been seized during a raid on a Kensington shop.
The haul of 467 suspected fake Dior, Burberry and other designer coats, jackets and accessories was valued at around £200,000.

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Thieves Stole Sports Kit Worth £2k

The Northern Echo website reports that two family members took a teenager on a sportswear shoplifting spree which netted them a haul worth around £2,000.

Patrick Monghan, Shane Stokes and a 16-year-old teen entered JD Sports and took items which they either put on or attempted to hide within their clothing.

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Police Officer Stole Seized Cash

The Dorset Echo website reports that a police evidence officer stole over £14,000 from the force over a four-year period, using the cash to fuel a shopping addicition.

Lisa Arnold was responsible for logging exhibits of seized items, often involving uncounted cash in clear plastic envelopes.

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Fake Merch Seller To Repay £140k

The Wales Online website reports that a woman who made £250,000 from selling unlicensed band T-shirts without their permission has been ordered to pay back £140,000.

Johanna Donnelly sold T-shirts which were of poor quality, not official or genuine, on her own website and eBay shop which featured the trademarks of a number of big music artists.

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Harry Styles Sues Fake Merch Sellers

As reported on the Metro website, Harry Styles is taking legal action against online criminals pretending to sell his official merchandise online.

The 28-year-old superstar is just one of many artists and brands trying to protect fans and consumers against unauthorised sellers, in an effort to combat fake products being bought and sold online.

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