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  • Kenya: HP, Kenyan Officials Close Down a Local Counterfeiting Business

    Posted on All Africa, by Jeanette Oloo

    "HP announced that it has worked with Kenyan officials to close down a local counterfeiting business in Nairobi.

    The local authorities confiscated about 100 ready-for-sale toner cartridges and 8,400 illicit components for manufacturing further fakes.

    "The local business' illicit counterfeiting arm had been operating out of a hidden warehouse. By working closely with HP's Anti-Counterfeiting and Fraud team, Kenyan officials were able to identify the fact that the business was manufacturing fake print supplies and intercept the products made for market," read the statement.

    The information on the illicit operation originated from routine market inspections by HP, alongside locally based investigators..." [read more at www.allafrica.com]