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Online sales of counterfeit products likely to soar

30 October 2020

Very soon we'll be putting away our Halloween costumes and focusing our attention on preparing for Christmas and shopping for gifts for our family and friends.

This Christmas will clearly be very different to past years' celebrations, as COVID19 restrictions take hold. In many areas shop may be forced to close and consumers asked to stay at home. Inevitably the demand for online shopping is likely to rise.

Read ACG's Director General, Phil Lewis's blog for his views on how criminals will exploit this opportunity and put consumers at risk.

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