Officials seize counterfeit products in smooth operation

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Dubai Customs has seized a shipment containing 17,280 packs of counterfeit Vaseline.

According to the entity's Intelligence Department, the street value of the shipment was AED400,000. 

"We enhanced our potential in fighting all types of commercial fraud or smuggling of counterfeit and prohibited goods by using the latest and most advanced technologies and through regular updating of our smart risk engine," said Shuaib Al Suwaidi, Director of Customs Intelligence Department. 

"Thanks to our advanced risk engine and the high skills and experience of our employees we can work proactively and detect any risks at very early stages before reaching the emirate’s ports."

Officials received intel about the shipment prior to its arrival from an Asian country at the emirate's ports. 

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