Counterfeit washing powder confiscated


Law enforcement authorities are cracking down on fake washing powder.

In a joint operation the Hawks and brand protectors from a legal firm raided a manufacturing facility in Springs in Gauteng. They seized among others a huge amount of raw materials, an industrial sifting machine, unbranded washing powder and counterfeit labels bearing well-known trademarks. The combined value of the goods seized has yet to be calculated.

The Hawks say a 42-year-old suspect was arrested and that criminal and civil processes are underway against the person.





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