2006 News Story

Adulterated kohl, counterfeit cameras for sale to pilgrims seized

The Madinah branch of the Commercial Fraud Combat Department of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry seized 1,000 bottles of adulterated kohl and 1,000 counterfeit cameras ready for sale to pilgrims, the Saudi Gazette reported today. Owners of the establshments selling these items were warned that a repeat violation would result in a fine of up to SR100,000 ($26,670).