Crimestoppers experiences 700% increase in calls following London riots

September 20, 2011 10:27 am

Following the civil disturbances in London during August, Crimestoppers received over 2,500 actionable calls after CCTV images were released of various offenders. In conversation with the Head of Operations at Crimestoppers, I was pleased to hear that abmpegasus Information In […]

Intellectual Property Crime Report 2010-2011

September 2, 2011 12:16 pm

The Intellectual Property Office has published its annual IP Crime report, showing that the sale and distribution of counterfeit and pirated goods over the internet has increased over the last year. It cites a number of major counterfeiting cases including […]

Counterfeiting is indemic in Chinese society

July 22, 2011 11:42 am

A blogger in China has photographed a number of allegedly fake Apple stores in Kunming city, China. This shows the lengths that people will go to in order to make money out of illicit products. It also supports those that […]

Anti-counterfeit tool causes $1 million damage

July 11, 2011 2:25 pm

In a twist of irony, a machine designed to identify counterfeit money has allegedly caused a fire in a Bank of America branch that caused $1 million (USD) of damage. According to ABC News, the bank is suing the faulty […]

Memorial vigil for Rachel Hoffman – Confidential informant

May 6, 2011 11:45 am

Marking three years since the death of her daughter, Margie Weiss will be leading a memorial vigil in Tallahassee today to commemorate the life of Rachel Hoffman. The 23-year-old university graduate was murdered on 7th May, 2008 following a botched […]

37,000 litres of illicit fuel seized by Customs

March 21, 2011 5:30 pm

HM Revenue and Customs have busted an industrial scale fuel laundering plant in Northern Ireland. Customs officials and the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) seized six large fuel storage tanks, 37,000 litres of illicit fuel and 1,000 litres, as […]