Dh2 million worth of fake hand sanitizers seized

By Eudore R. Chand

AJMAN 24 July 2020: Some Dh2 million worth of counterfeit sanitizers of international brands were seized by Ajman’s Department of Economic Development, DED-Ajman, in a factory in Ajman’s industrial zone.

Hassan Ali Al Shehhi, Director of Anti-commercial Fraud Department, said, “The confiscation is part of the efforts of DED-Ajman’s Control and Consumer Protection Department to control markets and economic establishments and enhance commercial protection and consumer protection.”

He said around 700,000 filled and empty packs were seized together with manufacturing, filling and packing machines, following field investigations. The factory was fined and shut down and all legal proceedings were taken, said Wam.

Al Shehhi explained that DED-Ajman spares no effort to combat commercial fraud and counterfeit goods through its regular inspection campaigns that aim to curb such practices which cause damage to investors and brand holders and pose risks to consumers as a result of the use of such products.



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