Dubai Police seize fake Brother toners
Anti-Economic Crimes Unit arrested local trader who supplied counterfeit products
Dubai Police's Anti-Economic Crimes Unit has arrested a local trader who was found selling counterfeit Brother toners.
The Unit conducted a successful raid on the suspect's showroom and warehouse, where a large number of the fake toners were seized.
Brother International (Gulf) thanked the Dubai Police and its Anti-Economic Crimes Unit for their continuing efforts to curb product piracy and prevent the proliferation of counterfeit products in the local market.
"We extend our thanks and gratitude to Dubai Police and its Anti-Economic Crimes Unit for the successful raid that they have recently conducted, which has resulted in the seizure of a large volume of fake ‘Brother' toners. We would also like to thank our Legal Consultants for their support," said Soichi Murakami, managing director, Brother International (Gulf) FZE. "Local UAE agencies and authorities have implemented key programs and initiatives to help aid the campaign against all forms of product piracy, with the chief aim of protecting both the consumer and the companies who manufacture authentic products. Rest assured, we will remain steadfast in our commitment to assist and aid local police authorities and help curb the proliferation of counterfeit products in the local market."
Brother helped the police to determine the difference between authentic Brother toners and their fake counterparts.
The arrested trader will be charged with a breach of the intellectual property rights of Brother International (Gulf) FZE with the seized fake items to be used as prima facie evidence.