GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Government, Legal and Humanity

 
  Share

UAE, December 25, 2017 - The Directorate of Control and Consumer Protection of the Department of Economic Development - Ajman (DED-Ajman) revealed the seizure of more than 38,571 counterfeit goods that have been estimated to be worth over AED 8 million. The confiscated items, which were knock-offs of 34 international brands, were seized during two inspections conducted by the Commercial Fraud Department of DED-Ajman in cooperation with Ajman Police and a trademarks representative. The inspections are part of DED-Ajman's continuing commitment towards combatting the proliferation of counterfeit goods and also complements the department's move to protect local consumers--which is a top priority for DED-Ajman.

Majed Al Suwaidi, Director, Customer Relations Department, DED-Ajman, emphasized that the inspection will continue as part of the move to seize illegal goods and take legal actions against violators. These programs fall in line with the department's mandate to create a fair investment environment for consumers, which is also seen as an important element in economic growth. The Director stressed on DED-Ajman's commitment in imposing stiff penalties to reduce or totally stop counterfeiting and commercially fraudulent activities--creating a balance between consumer rights, traders and trademarks, leading to the creation of a competitive and secure economic environment for Ajman.

Al Suwaidi stated, “We remain steadfast in our efforts to work closely with Ajman Police and the representatives of these international brands in the campaign to confiscate counterfeit goods, which include fake clothing, bags and accessories. We look forward to further intensify our actions by increasing public awareness about these pirated items and educate people about their consumer rights. Moreover, we also look towards implementing strict guidelines and rules that help control the quality of products being offered in today's markets. We urge everyone to report any instances of commercial fraud and related practices to DED-Ajman through our hotline number 80070 or via email at info@ajmanded.ae.” 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 4447 times
Posted on : Tuesday, December 26, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Cochlear implant successfully performed as part of MOHAP's initiatives for the Year of Giving
Next Story : Ministry of Health & Prevention announces Visiting Doctors Program for January 2018
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Ralph Lauren offers the spring 2019 collection
Tame your Tresses
Nothing says ‘I love you' quite like MKS Jewellery Valentine's Day Top Picks
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February
Great offers this February on Glambeaute.com
Mesmerizing Gift Sets and Perfume for Her
Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift
Kappa Exclusive Collection
Valentine's Day Gifting Guide
Introducing Supergirl Make-Up
GUESS Launches JEANS SS19 Collection for Women
GUESS Launches Kids Collection
Belt Bags from Longchamp
Classic Smoky Eyes with Essence
GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector ...
Real Madrid & Manchester City Collections
Honor Gadget Gift Guide: Step Away from Anything that Wilts and Step up your Sma...
Amity University Dubai Hosts the World's Top AI Researchers at an International ...
Deadline extended to register for first ever Dubai Corporate Sports Championship
Emirates Post commemorates silver jubilee of Emirates Center for Strategic Studi...
The Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light
Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) International Show Jumping Cup ...
Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators
Billy is 40 years old..
The Valentine watch collection by Coach
Facebook to launch fact-checking program in Arabic in partnership with AFP in th...
Treat your loved one to a romantic Venetian gondola cruise at Riverland™ Dubai o...
Dubai's first building biologist receives global recognition
Zayed Sports City Awards Scholarships to Students as Part of Mubadala Tennis in ...
Pirelli gives New Ice Zero 2 Studded Tyres Their Debut on Ice in Sweden at the W...
Dubai Customs receives Oman Chamber of Commerce delegation
Innovative, Adventurous and Accurate. It's what pilots need in a timepiece. And ...
Exclusive position in the front row of the grid: The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Firs...
The Rise of Green Technology in Construction
Robinsons to launch its new luxury lighting department – the latest addition to ...
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show
Valentines Day Gift Guide from Anker
GSK sets to improve antibiotic adherence in the UAE with a new patient-friendly ...
Dubai Cares and UNICEF announce the Dubai Declaration on Early Childhood Develop...
Canadian University Dubai partners with Malaysia's top-ranking Multimedia Univer...
Patented dental solutions, Dental Robotics and Digital Innovations attract visit...
Abu dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour fifth and final leg of season 4 heads...
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, bef...
MASmash Opens in Abu Dhabi at Manarat Al Saadiyat
Abu Dhabi University appoints outstanding leaders as Vice Chancellor and Associa...
Wellness Saturdays with H Retreats
Healthy Passenger Demand Continues in 2018 with Another Record Load Factor
10 things you didn't know about Space Grill
Ministry of Health and Prevention Launches its Media Campaign as Part of the “Wi...
Free health and fitness advice at Marina Mall Abu Dhabi