Category Archives: Counterfeit Brands

Police Saw Shutters For Fakes

According to the Manchester Evening News website, police officers in Oldham sawed through shutters to uncover and seize a haul of fake designer shoes and accessories.

Piles of boxes of suspected counterfeit footwear were removed and two men were arrested on suspicion of trademark offences and money laundering.

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Beckham Battles Counterfeiters

According to The Sun website, David Beckham’s business team is waging war on counterfeiters who sell fake copies of his designer clothing, fragrances and accessories.

Paperwork shows the fakes are sold on sites including Amazon, eBay and Etsy by firms or individuals based in China or elsewhere in Asia.

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Pensioner Sold Fake Handbags

The Belfast Telegraph website reports that a pensioner admitted 13 charges of possessing and selling hundreds of fake designer handbags.

During a raid at Anne Roseleen Darcy’s house, a room was found filled with counterfeit handbags, belts, shoes and purses, plus £80,000-worth of diamonds.

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£130k Lost To Brands From Fakes

One thousand items of suspected fake clothing, footwear and electrical equipment that were seized during an investigation would have represented a £130,000 loss of value to the brands concerned.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the sale of suspected counterfeit goods.

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Fake Electricals Targeted

The GOV.UK website reports that Border Force officers seized almost one million items of counterfeit goods worth nearly £200m in 2023.

An intensive Border Force operation to tackle counterfeit electrical goods in the run-up to Black Friday and Christmas led to more than £170,000 worth of seizures.

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Trio Made £400k Selling Fake Underwear

According to the City Of London Police website, a crooked trio made £394,241 by selling counterfeit designer briefs, boxers and t-shirts online.

Pathum Don, Bashir Elsawahli and Guncha Elsawahli operated an illegal business in fake goods, before trying to disguise the source of their income.

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