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Al Ain raids net more than 10,500 fake auto parts

Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi says haul was confiscated from a residential area

Al Ain raids net more than 10,500 fake auto parts
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More than 10,500 counterfeit auto parts have been confiscated after raids in Al Ain.

The Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi (ADDED) said the fake parts were confiscated from a residential area in Al Ain as part of efforts to combat commercial fraud.

It said in a statement carried by state news agency WAM that the seizure followed many complaints received from consumers.

Ahmed Tarish Al Qubaisi, acting director of the Commercial Protection Department at ADDED, said a ticket was issued against the individuals who illegally traded in the products.

Al Qubaisi called on consumers to contact the department to immediately report any commercial fraud, especially the selling of car spare parts.

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