April 3, 2018
The OEM has been collaborating with the authorities in Dubai to close down two “manufacturers and wholesalers of fake printer supplies.”
Spanning December 2017 through to February 2018, as Gulf News reports, a series of raids were conducted at “numerous premises across the region”, among them retail outlets, “clandestine workshops, and hidden warehouses.”
Over 35,400 counterfeit printer components were seized, in addition to 1,200 “ready-for-sale counterfeit toner cartridges.”
HP stated that “illegal imitations can cause performance and reliability issues” as “original HP products are designed to meet HP’s quality and reliability standards”.
“HP commends the cooperation and swift action of Dubai officials and their determination to apprehend and prosecute counterfeiters who break the law. We are proud of our continued work to bring counterfeiters to justice in the Middle East,“ said Glenn Jones, Director of the global anti-counterfeit programme at HP.
“Through our unwavering efforts and commitment to removing counterfeit products from the market, we continue to focus on the protection of our customers through our anti-counterfeiting programme.”
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