Kuwait Shuts Down Six Stores in Jahra for Selling Fake Goods

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KUWAIT CITY, April 24: The Commercial Control Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry closed six stores in Jahra for selling counterfeit goods like bags, clothes, shoes and accessories, reports Al- Anba daily. In a press statement, the ministry affirmed that the closure of these stores is part of its ongoing efforts to combat commercial fraud and counterfeiting trademarks. It revealed that around 4,550 items were confiscated and the owners of these stores were referred to the Commercial Prosecution to complete legal procedures and impose legal penalties on them. The ministry added that Kuwait has been named one of the countries keen on eliminating intellectual property rights violations; owing to the Commercial Control Department’s strictness in arresting those who trade in counterfeit goods, referring them to the judiciary, and confiscating and destroying the counterfeit goods, given the harmful impact of counterfeiting crimes and piracy on the economy, public health and safety.

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