Ajman: Recent inspection campaigns in Ajman have led to the recovery of counterfeit goods worth Dh6.2 million, the Department of Economic Development – Ajman (DED-Ajman) announced on Tuesday.
According to the department, more than 60,000 counterfeits of well-known brands were confiscated from two warehouses in Al Jurf Industrial Area during routine inspections.
The inspections were carried out by inspectors of the Department of Combating Commercial Fraud, as part of the efforts to secure the markets and combat commercial fraud, ensuring the highest levels of protection of consumer rights.
The confiscated counterfeit products include shoes, perfumes, clothing, bags and leather products.
Majid Al Suwaidi, director of Control and Consumer Protection Department at DED-Ajman, said: “The seizure of counterfeit goods came in response to a complaint citing the circulation of copies of international brands in Al Jurf Industrial Area.
He added legal action was taken against those responsible for the economic fraud, while appropriate penalties were also imposed.
“The inspection was conducted with the cooperation of Ajman Police, which comes within the framework of our continuous efforts to remain united against negative practices and take legal measures against violators to ensure a safe investment environment,” said Al Suwaidi.