MCI Seized 4 thousand Counterfeit Electrical Parts in the Markets of Al Bada`ea

29 Apr 2014
​MCI Damaged the Seizures and the Owners were summoned for taking the legal procedures
As a continuation of MCI intensive inspection campaigns on the electrical appliances stores in various regions of the Kingdom, MCI Control Teams seized more than 4,000  electric counterfeit parts offered for sale in the markets of Al Bada`ea province,  not complying with the Saudi Specifications and Standards and that represents a risk to consumers. The Control Teams had destroyed all the quantities and those involved were summoned for investigate and taking the legal procedures against them.
This came after MCI had carried out recently comprehensive campaigns on the markets through its branches in the regions of the Kingdom to confiscate the forged electrical parts, such campaigns revealed large quantities of forged electrical parts, which were destroyed with the closure of the violating shops and application the regulation against those involved.
MCI Control Teams had implemented comprehensive awareness campaigns on the markets, through the distribution of the data about the forged and counterfeit electrical items,  so as not to get involved in selling or buying them and to avoid harming the consumers.
Furthermore, MCI confiscated 337 expired foodstuffs and 147 consuming items in the province markets, this was according to the plan carried out by the Ministry to monitor the validity and safety of foodstuffs and consuming items offered for sale, and to protect the consumers from the dangers of counterfeit and corrupted goods.
MCI continues its Control Rounds on markets, warehouses, shops, factories and all commercial institutions to ensure their regular work.
MCI also stresses that it will not tolerate with those promoting expired or forged goods, especially the ones threaten the health and safety of the consumers, and the necessary penalties will be imposed against the violators.
MCI calls on all the consumers to report cases of fraud and counterfeiting through the Report Center in the Ministry on the phone No.  800 124 1616.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018