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Samsung Kenya seizes 1,000 fake phones

Thursday 8 October 2015 | 09:57 CET | News
Samsung Kenya has seized over 1,000 counterfeit phones valued at KES 50 million in Nairobi. Samsung and other electronic companies now provide codes for consumers to confirm the authenticity and warranty covers of products they intend to purchase. The Anti-Counterfeit Agency has been working with law enforcement agencies to ensure counterfeit suspects are prosecuted. Samsung also seized unused Samsung trademark stickers and packaging materials during its operation. Kenya loses about KES 30 billion annually due to the counterfeits trade, according to the Anti-Counterfeit Agency, and the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Kenya
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