MCI Stops the Sale of Large Quantities of Fake Sportswear Bearing Counterfeit Trademarks in Riyadh

21 Jul 2014
Spotted Labors Putting Posters on the Sportswear to Delude the Consumers for their Quality​

MCI Intensive Control Rounds, conducted by the Field Teams on a number of sportswear shops  in  Batha, south of Riyadh, contributed in the seizure of more than 16 thousand pieces of fake clothing for famous brands. The Field Teams monitored the labors printing and putting posters bearing famous trademarks on the clothing to be marketed and sold as original. The involved shop owners were summoned by MCI for investigation and taking the legal procedures against them.  

The seizures Included various types of suits, sports T- shirts, sportswear, trousers, belts, neckties, and a quantity of posters bearing counterfeit trademarks for international brands, as well as a number of retail points had been involved in copying and counterfeiting a number of brands for sportswear such as "Nike" , "Adidas " “Puma "and others.  

This came in the framework of the continued Control Tours implemented by MCI on warehouses and shops to ensure their regular work, and the absence of fraud practices on the consumers, and to stop exploiting the demand for purchase in selling and marketing of any counterfeit or adulterated goods.  

The Ministry stresses that it will not tolerate in imposing penalties on violators and those involved in the practice of fraud and misleading the consumers.  

MCI calls on all the consumers to report their complaints and observations to the Notification Center in the Ministry on the phone No. 1900. 
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018