Camden raided… again.

This weekend witnessed another great result for all of the hard work and effort of TRAP and their partners. Many addresses in Camden and within the market being raided. The confiscated goods worth tens of thousands of pounds needed two trucks to be removed from the site. In the last few months, several of the…

Camden Council Trading Standards help TRAP with raids

Only a few days into 2017 and Surelock acting on behalf of TRAP and working with Camden Council Trading Standards have already seized tens of thousands of pounds worth of counterfeit music merchandise. The raids were carried out after detailed surveillance in Stables Market at Camden, North London. Several thousand T-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts were…

Central London raids a success

As part of the Westminster Zero Tolerance campaign before Christmas TRAP and partner Surelock along with Westminster Trading Standards carried out a number of raids in central London in the run up to Christmas. Several locations were raided in and around Shaftesbury Avenue, Oxford Street, Leicester Square and Queensway; resulting in TRAP and Surelock seizing…

Camden raided again!

During September, Surelock, acting on behalf of TRAP, amongst other clients, assisted the hardworking and diligent officers of Camden Trading Standards and Anti Counterfeit Group carried out enforcements on a major screen print factory / warehouse, seven retail stores, two large stalls dedicated to music merchandise and a street market in Camden High Street area, cleaning…

More Camden raids successful

On Thursday 16 June 2016, TRAP partner Surelock, together with numerous other members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group assisted officers from Camden Trading Standards to carry out enforcements on a number of retail outlets in Camden High Street selling numerous music artists counterfeits and other counterfeit merchandise.  Two van loads of counterfeits goods were seized. This was…

Successful prosecution after 1600 bootleg shirts sold

This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP .  Surelock identified eBay sites, made test purchases of our merchandise, then worked in association with South Gloucestershire Trading Standards to identify the offenders and raid the premises. A Wickwar man has been given a three-month curfew and ordered to repay nearly £25,000 after…

Court Orders Counterfeit Seller from Cornwall to Pay £4000 Costs

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 Cornwall Trading Standards to identify the offender and raid the premises. David Scott trading as Bubble And Bling attended Bodmin…

Eight Months in Prison for Selling Fake Clothes

Another successful prosecution followed a covert operation by TRAP partners Surelock to identify websites and making test purchases of counterfeit merchandise, then working  with Central Bedfordshire Trading Standards to identify the offender and raid the premises.  All printing equipment, four computers, presses, blanks and paperwork were seized. The main counterfeits being sold were 1D, Kiss, Nirvana,…