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Mark Blenkiron of Norwich has been sentenced to 15 months imprisonment after being found guilty of producing and selling counterfeit T-shirt for artists including Queen, Led Zepplin and Guns ‘N’ Roses.  Blenkion was arrested after Harringey Trading Standards raided his warehouse in North London and discovered a total of 8,600 items with a retail value in excess of £43,000 (E47,000). The raid was a result of information provided by security and intelligence firm Iridium Consultancy. Investigations showed he had ordered 200,000 blank T-shirts from one supplier alone. A Proceeds of Crime Act investigation has begun to recover profits Blenkiron made from his business, Shock Horror Limited. Blenkiron pleaded guilty to the charges at London’s Wood Green Crown Court.
http://www.haringeyindependent.co.uk/news/5058487.Rock_T_shirt_bootlegger_jailed/