72,941 fake products including chargers seized in Sharjah

Afkar Abdullah /Sharjah Filed on December 3, 2019 | Last updated on December 3, 2019 at 04.54 pm
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Empty boxes bearing well-known trademarks were also confiscated.

A staggering 72,941 fake products were seized by the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) during a campaign carried out in industrial zone number 18. These included chargers, stickers and other counterfeit goods valued at Dh36,470. Empty boxes bearing well-known trademarks were also confiscated.

SEDD chairman Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi said the department has zero tolerance against commercial frauds which aim to achieve material gains at the expense of people's safety.

Salim Ahmed Al Suwaidi, deputy director of commercial control and protection department at SEDD, said that the inspection campaigns on the markets and establishments in the emirate would continue to ensure that rules and regulations are being followed.

He called on consumers to report any commercial fraud or violation by calling on 80080000.

Afkar Abdullah

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