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#Counterfeit

# counterfeit - Friday 25 September, 2020

4,000 TV set top boxes seized by gardaí during European-wide operation
# Operation Aphrodite
# Operation Aphrodite

4,000 TV set top boxes seized by gardaí during European-wide operation

Sep 25th 2020, 12:24 PM 90,715 Views 46 Comments

Investigations were carried out in Dublin, Waterford, Tipperary, Mayo and Laois.

# counterfeit - Monday 29 June, 2020

Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk
# Louth
# Louth

Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk

Jun 29th 2020, 10:39 AM 11,031 Views 10 Comments

The seizures were made in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday.

# counterfeit - Friday 13 December, 2019

Suspected counterfeit Nike, Adidas and Ted Baker goods worth €18,000 seized in Tipperary
# Search Warrant
# Search Warrant

Suspected counterfeit Nike, Adidas and Ted Baker goods worth €18,000 seized in Tipperary

Dec 13th 2019, 12:15 PM 18,311 Views 13 Comments

No arrests have been made to date but gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

# counterfeit - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Gardaí arrest man in Dublin after €1,100 phone is bought with counterfeit €20 notes
# Dud Money
# Dud Money

Gardaí arrest man in Dublin after €1,100 phone is bought with counterfeit €20 notes

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:11 PM 64,656 Views 26 Comments

A search warrant was obtained and the iPhone was seized.

# counterfeit - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Fake iPhones on the rise as gardaí alerted to counterfeiter operating in west Dublin shop
# Conned
# Conned

Fake iPhones on the rise as gardaí alerted to counterfeiter operating in west Dublin shop

Jul 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 38,416 Views 45 Comments

The con was occurring in a well-known electronics shop based in west Dublin.

# counterfeit - Friday 14 December, 2018

Arsenic and lead found in counterfeit makeup products sold to Irish customers
# Fake Faces
# Fake Faces

Arsenic and lead found in counterfeit makeup products sold to Irish customers

Dec 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 14,966 Views 4 Comments

The Health Products Regulatory Authority and the HSE have both warned people to be vigilant this Christmas.

# counterfeit - Monday 30 April, 2018

Gardaí seize €3k worth of counterfeit sports clothes at Wicklow market
# Baltinglass
# Baltinglass

Gardaí seize €3k worth of counterfeit sports clothes at Wicklow market

Apr 30th 2018, 10:39 PM 21,106 Views 19 Comments

The operation was carried out by gardaí in Baltinglass on Saturday, 28 April.

# counterfeit - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products
# Be Cautious
# Be Cautious

Warning after arsenic and lead found in counterfeit Kylie Jenner beauty products

Dec 6th 2017, 1:18 PM 13,119 Views 22 Comments

During the busy Christmas shopping period, people are being warned to look out for fake, and potentially dangerous, products.

# counterfeit - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth
# Revenue
# Revenue

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Nov 30th 2017, 6:40 PM 20,595 Views 23 Comments

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness.

# counterfeit - Friday 4 August, 2017

Poll: Have you ever knowingly bought counterfeit goods?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever knowingly bought counterfeit goods?

Aug 4th 2017, 9:38 AM 19,463 Views 103 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue seized €25,000-worth of counterfeit goods outside the Aviva Stadium yesterday.

# counterfeit - Friday 9 December, 2016

Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown
# Not Chanel
# Not Chanel

Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown

Dec 9th 2016, 10:22 PM 20,479 Views 20 Comments

The goods seized include handbags, purses and other accessory items.

# counterfeit - Monday 22 August, 2016

Counterfeit pills found at Prince's estate contained drug 50 times more powerful than heroin
# Mislabelled
# Mislabelled

Counterfeit pills found at Prince's estate contained drug 50 times more powerful than heroin

Aug 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 17,863 Views 18 Comments

Autopsy results released in June show Prince died of an accidental fentanyl overdose.

# counterfeit - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Garda raid yields boxes of fakes DVDs and cosmetics valued at €70,000
# FAKE GOODS
# FAKE GOODS

Garda raid yields boxes of fakes DVDs and cosmetics valued at €70,000

Jul 28th 2016, 4:37 PM 16,543 Views 41 Comments

The seizure was made in Cavan yesterday.

# counterfeit - Friday 11 December, 2015

Arsenic and lead found in high-end counterfeit make-up destined for Ireland
# Dodgy
# Dodgy

Arsenic and lead found in high-end counterfeit make-up destined for Ireland

Dec 11th 2015, 1:54 PM 14,988 Views 16 Comments

Fake versions of MAC, Urban Decay and Benefit products were identified.

# counterfeit - Thursday 10 December, 2015

PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up
# Fake Bust
# Fake Bust

PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up

Dec 10th 2015, 11:30 PM 21,441 Views 30 Comments

No longer coming to a Christmas market near you.

# counterfeit - Monday 12 October, 2015

Pictures: The PSNI just recovered an enormous stash of dodgy items
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

Pictures: The PSNI just recovered an enormous stash of dodgy items

Oct 12th 2015, 3:27 PM 21,297 Views 32 Comments

The store of counterfeit goods in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh, was set up with two viewing areas.

# counterfeit - Friday 28 August, 2015

Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds
# Worthless
# Worthless

Keep your wits about you - there are a LOT of counterfeit tickets to big events doing the rounds

Aug 28th 2015, 3:47 PM 15,367 Views 16 Comments

Ticketmaster have warned music and sporting fans to be on the lookout.

# counterfeit - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Two arrested and cars seized during counterfeit car parts inquiry
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Two arrested and cars seized during counterfeit car parts inquiry

Aug 21st 2014, 2:34 PM 10,404 Views 6 Comments

PSNI also seized what it believes are fake car products for luxury brands including Porsche and Mercedes.

# counterfeit - Friday 6 June, 2014

Notice anything wrong with these clothes?
# FAKE GOODS
# FAKE GOODS

Notice anything wrong with these clothes?

Jun 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 24,875 Views 18 Comments

It’s not that they’re so last season.

'If the price is too low, don't buy it' - Gardaí warning over counterfeit goods
# Turn Back Crime
# Turn Back Crime

'If the price is too low, don't buy it' - Gardaí warning over counterfeit goods

Jun 6th 2014, 6:30 AM 11,632 Views 30 Comments

Medicines, alcohol, tobacco and even natural gas are being counterfeited.

# counterfeit - Friday 23 May, 2014

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth
# Fake
# Fake

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

May 23rd 2014, 4:26 PM 9,791 Views 35 Comments

Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.

# counterfeit - Thursday 17 April, 2014

€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside
# Cashback
# Cashback

€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside

Apr 17th 2014, 8:37 PM 23,416 Views 26 Comments

A man in his fifties has been arrested.

# counterfeit - Monday 3 February, 2014

Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press

Feb 3rd 2014, 1:41 PM 11,737 Views 55 Comments

Three men have been arrested following the seizure which was made yesterday.

# counterfeit - Monday 30 December, 2013

Revenue makes 3,564 counterfeit seizures valued at €3m in 2013
# FAKE GOODS
# FAKE GOODS

Revenue makes 3,564 counterfeit seizures valued at €3m in 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 1:31 PM 7,160 Views 12 Comments

Revenue said that it also made 15 seizures of alcohol this year, with 929 litres seized in total.

# counterfeit - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

How to tell counterfeit Smirnoff vodka from real deal
# Check The Label
# Check The Label

How to tell counterfeit Smirnoff vodka from real deal

Dec 18th 2013, 12:36 PM 61,509 Views 62 Comments

FSAI spot counterfeit one-litre bottles of vodka with fake Smirnoff Red Label branding.

# counterfeit - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?

Jul 27th 2013, 10:02 AM 8,241 Views 39 Comments

A new report says that the number of fake products seized in Northern Ireland has rocketed in just one year.

# counterfeit - Monday 27 May, 2013

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Over 1,500 seizures of counterfeit goods have been made already this year

May 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,287 Views 33 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there are no proposals to increase penalties for the crime.

# counterfeit - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation
# Black Market
# Black Market

Cigarettes, tobacco and counterfeit vodka seized in €1.5 million sting operation

May 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 10,335 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.

# counterfeit - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Drugs bought on the internet 'can contain rat poison', warn pharmacists
# Danger
# Danger

Drugs bought on the internet 'can contain rat poison', warn pharmacists

Apr 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,291 Views 60 Comments

Pharmacists have said people who buy drugs online are risking their health – and possibly their life.

# counterfeit - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Police in Co Down investigating counterfeit notes scam

Apr 2nd 2013, 5:24 PM 6,142 Views 4 Comments

Fake £20 notes have been used a number of times in local shops in the Newtownards area.

# counterfeit - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'

Feb 21st 2013, 9:39 AM 6,254 Views 27 Comments

Police confiscated a total of €380,200 in fake 200-euro notes.

# counterfeit - Friday 7 September, 2012

Man tried to eat counterfeit $50 bills after bust
# Ok Then
From The Daily Edge
# Ok Then

Man tried to eat counterfeit $50 bills after bust

Sep 7th 2012, 8:58 AM 3,994 Views 19 Comments

A Buffalo man was caught using counterfeit cash at an amusement park – and tried a novel way of destroying the evidence.

# counterfeit - Monday 20 August, 2012

Call for tougher penalties for 'black market' criminals
# Black Market
# Black Market

Call for tougher penalties for 'black market' criminals

Aug 20th 2012, 10:07 PM 5,214 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, the Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foundation have raised concerns about the origins of the data used in the report.

# counterfeit - Monday 16 July, 2012

Even the amount of counterfeit euro notes is falling
# Credit Crunch
# Credit Crunch

Even the amount of counterfeit euro notes is falling

Jul 16th 2012, 5:14 PM 5,945 Views 15 Comments

When times are tough, even the people printing fake euros won’t keep up the liquidity supply.

# counterfeit - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Gardaí seize counterfeit clothing in Cabra
# Fakes
# Fakes

Gardaí seize counterfeit clothing in Cabra

May 13th 2012, 5:54 PM 4,502 Views 10 Comments

Fake designer clothes and other goods worth an estimated €100k were seized on Thursday.

# counterfeit - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Customs seize 3.5 million cigarettes in Rosslare

Apr 15th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,356 Views 20 Comments

The “L&M” brand cigarettes, seized at Rosslare, had a reported retail value of €1.4 million.

# counterfeit - Friday 24 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 24th 2012, 7:57 PM 5,088 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly news round-up…

Fake Apple Product of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Fake Apple Product of the Day

Feb 24th 2012, 4:43 PM 9,780 Views 13 Comments

Nope, it’s not an iPhone…

# counterfeit - Monday 30 January, 2012

Interceptions of counterfeit notes down almost a third in 2011
# Counterfeit
# Counterfeit

Interceptions of counterfeit notes down almost a third in 2011

Jan 30th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,145 Views 12 Comments

The number of occasions on which counterfeit notes were seized fell last year. How can you tell a note is genuine?

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