£3 million government cash boost to tackle digital piracy and fake goods

The fight against digital piracy and counterfeit goods was today (23 October 2014) boosted by £3 million of new government funding to the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU). Minister for Intellectual Property (IP), Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced the government’s funding commitment to the national crime unit at the Anti-Counterfeiting Group Conference in…

Police raid Camden store

Police and local trading standards officers carried out a raid in Camden on behalf of TRAP on Friday 10th October. The retail outlet on Camden High Street had been under surveillance for several months before the raid. During the raid, officers found secret store rooms and the basement to be full of counterfeit merchandise.