Worthing EBay Seller Prosecuted for Selling Counterfeits

A west Sussex man was prosecuted on Friday 9th January 2015 in Worthing Magistrates Court for the manufacture, possession and sale of counterfeit tee shirts bearing Led Zeppelin and ACDC amongst other trade marks. He pleaded guilty and received a fine of £2,500, costs of £1,324.76 and a £50 victim surcharge.

Joseph Walker, 31, of Worthing was offering counterfeit items for sale on his eBay page and sold shirts to Trading Standards Officers and the brand holders.

TRAP partner Surelock initially brought this case to the attention of West Sussex Trading Standards.

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