It’s a matter of FACT…

Over 3.4 billion people across the globe use the internet with nearly 90 per cent of UK adults logging in online, according to FACT. As an increasing number of people shop online and the technological world advances, the world wide web is being flooded with counterfeit goods. FACT, the UK’s leading intellectual property protection organisation,…

Are your Beats Solo 2s fake?

We all know that Beats headphones are slightly pricey, so it’s no surprise that when they go down to exceptional prices it’s worth the buy. However, it’s not worth it if the product is counterfeit. Here’s how to identify if you have fake Beats Solo 2s: Packaging The picture on the fake box is off…

Counterfeit GHDs sold at airport

Cassie Riley discovered that the selling of counterfeit goods is not only apparent online when she bought GHD straighteners at an airport in Faro. She said that she found out they were fake straighteners when she rang GHD to give them a code, which would entitle her to a 2-year warranty. The straighteners cost €110.…

Who Can Help?

When you’re 100% sure you’ve been sold a counterfeit item, there are a few places you can contact to take action or to get advice. The Bank Firstly, make sure that you get in touch with your bank and ask for chargeback on the transaction you made on your debit or credit card. The bank…