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Authorities Seize More Than $150K Of Counterfeit Designer Items From Delco Store

MEDIA, Pa., (CBS) — Two store owners have been arrested for allegedly selling counterfeit goods at a Chester retail store, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced Thursday. 179 more words


New Particles with Nanocrystals Can Help Authenticate Products

via New Particles with Nanocrystals Can Help Authenticate Products.

Published on April 15, 2014

Some 2 to 5 percent of all international trade involves counterfeit goods, according to a 2013 United Nations report.

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Are those UGGs legit? Ask brand-i.

This weekend, Norfolk Trading Standards warned residents to stop buying goods from a Facebook group after users reported the sale of fake UGG boots and other clothing. 159 more words

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Massive fake health and beauty supplies ring busted

NEW YORK (CNN) — The counterfeits included everyday health and beauty items such as ChapStick, Johnson’s Baby Oil, Vaseline and Always sanitary pads.

A pair of New York brothers will appear in court Tuesday on charges of running a multimillion-dollar ring that peddled the fake products up and down the East Coast, authorities said. 467 more words


EU Gets Tough on Counterfeit Goods

On 25 February 2014 the European Parliament gave its approval to the Proposal for a Directive of the Parliament and of the Council to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (recast). 374 more words

Illicit Goods

The Underground Economy

Kris Buckner, President, Investigative Consultants                                                    

Statement before the Little Hoover Commission

23 JANUARY 2014

My name is Kris Buckner and I am the President of Investigative Consultants (IC). 2,695 more words

How one trading standards team snuffed out illicit tobacco

It was thought illicit tobacco wasn’t a problem in the north west of England until a crackdown netted Trading Standards North West millions of illegal cigarettes. 493 more words

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