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# counterfeit - Friday 14 December, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever knowingly bought counterfeit goods?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

It’s not that they’re so last season.

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

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

# counterfeit - Friday 23 May, 2014

Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you been sold fake goods online?

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

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

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

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

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'

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

# counterfeit - Friday 7 September, 2012

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

Man tried to eat counterfeit $50 bills after bust

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Your nightly news round-up…

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

Fake Apple Product of the Day

Nope, it’s not an iPhone…

# counterfeit - Monday 30 January, 2012

Interceptions of counterfeit notes down almost a third in 2011

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

# counterfeit - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

# counterfeit - Thursday 27 October, 2011

€40k of counterfeit phones, games and software seized in Knocklyon

Counterfeit iPods, iPhones, Nintendo DS games and PC software were seized from a home in southwest Dublin this morning.

# counterfeit - Sunday 28 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# counterfeit - Saturday 13 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures

# counterfeit - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

EBay faces liability for trademark infringements and fake ads

A row between eBay and L’Oreal over the sale of counterfeit goods has found its way to the European Court of Justice.

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