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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Counterfeit

Last year
Food safety warning issued over reports of counterfeit Wonka bars being sold in Ireland
The FSAI has warned the counterfeit chocolate may be unsafe to eat.
All time
# operation aphrodite
4,000 TV set top boxes seized by gardaí during European-wide operation
Investigations were carried out in Dublin, Waterford, Tipperary, Mayo and Laois.
# Louth
Counterfeit clothing worth €44.5k and over €5k worth of suspected drugs seized in Dundalk
The seizures were made in two separate searches of properties in Dundalk on Friday.
# search warrant
Suspected counterfeit Nike, Adidas and Ted Baker goods worth €18,000 seized in Tipperary
No arrests have been made to date but gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.
# dud money
Gardaí arrest man in Dublin after €1,100 phone is bought with counterfeit €20 notes
A search warrant was obtained and the iPhone was seized.
# conned
Fake iPhones on the rise as gardaí alerted to counterfeiter operating in west Dublin shop
The con was occurring in a well-known electronics shop based in west Dublin.
# fake faces
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.
# Baltinglass
Gardaí seize €3k worth of counterfeit sports clothes at Wicklow market
The operation was carried out by gardaí in Baltinglass on Saturday, 28 April.
# be cautious
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.
# Revenue
Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth
Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever knowingly bought counterfeit goods?
Gardaí and Revenue seized €25,000-worth of counterfeit goods outside the Aviva Stadium yesterday.
# not chanel
Gardaí seize lots of counterfeit goods in Christmas crackdown
The goods seized include handbags, purses and other accessory items.
# mislabelled
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.
Garda raid yields boxes of fakes DVDs and cosmetics valued at €70,000
The seizure was made in Cavan yesterday.
# dodgy
Arsenic and lead found in high-end counterfeit make-up destined for Ireland
Fake versions of MAC, Urban Decay and Benefit products were identified.
# fake bust
PHOTOS: Gardaí seize €200,000 worth of fake designer shoes, handbags and make-up
No longer coming to a Christmas market near you.
# Spot the Difference
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.
# worthless
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
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.
Notice anything wrong with these clothes?
It’s not that they’re so last season.
# Turn Back Crime
'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.
# Fake
Counterfeit vodka material seized in a shed in Louth
Two people were questioned after the seizure on Wednesday night.
# cashback
€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside
A man in his fifties has been arrested.
# Counterfeit
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.
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.
# check the label
How to tell counterfeit Smirnoff vodka from real deal
FSAI spot counterfeit one-litre bottles of vodka with fake Smirnoff Red Label branding.
# Your Say
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
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.
# Black Market
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.
# danger
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
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
Portugal police 'seize world's largest haul of counterfeit euros'
Police confiscated a total of €380,200 in fake 200-euro notes.
# 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.
# Black Market
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.
# Credit Crunch
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.
# Fakes
Gardaí seize counterfeit clothing in Cabra
Fake designer clothes and other goods worth an estimated €100k were seized on Thursday.
# Cigarettes
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Your nightly news round-up…
# pic of the day
Fake Apple Product of the Day
Nope, it’s not an iPhone…