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NEWS: Fake GHD Hair Straighteners Seized in Trading Standards Raids

Posted by admin on Jun 9, 2011 7:08:17 AM
LANCASHIRE - County Council Trading Standards officers made a huge haul of counterfeit goods after swooping on an address yesterday, sending out the message that sales of fake goods will not be tolerated.

Counterfeit items worth an estimated retail value of £34,000 were seized including fake garments, wallets and keyrings. The internet traders involved face potential prosecution in relation to offences under the Trade Marks Act 1994 which carries a potential maximum penalty of 10 years’ imprisonment.

For full article, please see Burnley Express.

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Topics: Consumer Goods