Ajman DED shutdowns a manufactory for counterfeit engine oils worth AED 20 Million


As part of Ajman DED’s efforts to monitor markets and economic facilities with the aim of enhancing commercial protection and protecting consumers, Control & Consumer Protection Department was able after field investigation to seize engine oils valued at Dhs. 20 Million which carried international trademarks in a factory in Ajman Industrial Area. 100,000 packs were confiscated, and the factory was immediately fined and closed.

H.E. Abdulla Ahmed Alhemrani, Assistant Director General for Economic Registration and Control affairs, said that Ajman DED makes all efforts to combat commercial fraud and counterfeit goods. To this effect, inspection campaigns are being regularly carried out to curb such practices that harm interests of investors and trademark owners, and pose risks to consumers and cause damage to their property in case of use of such products due to their incompliance with international specifications and standards.

Hassan Ali Alshehhi, Manager of Anti Commercial Fraud Section, confirmed that Ajman DED stricts dealing with monopoly and commercial fraud practices to guarantee stability and commercial protection for investors, and its continuous collaboration with trademark owners to protect their rights. He also confirmed the efficiency of “Fraud Complaint Request” service available through the website and smart App.