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Fake condom syndicates failed in China; 500,000 boxes confiscated



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A fake condom syndicate in China was recently hired by authorities after an investigation. Condoms sold to hotels, supermarkets and vending machines use the names of major international and local condom brands such as Durex, Jissbon and SixSex

. The 500,000 boxes of fake condoms amounted to 50 million yuan (more than $ 7 million) were confiscated by the authorities. According to Zhejiang television about South China Morning Post on November 20, 17 suspects in Hebei, Henan and Zhejiang Provinces are being arrested on suspicion of making and selling the said condoms.

As According to the authorities, the fake condoms were manufactured in Henan and Hubei. Such condoms pose a threat to public health because they have been manufactured under inferior conditions.

"We found the workshops where the suspects made these condoms in the rural areas of Henan and Hebei," Zheng Xidan was quoted by Cangnan police. "They were very simple and rough."

Zheng added that the hygienic conditions under which the condoms were made were "very bad". He said, "We saw the condoms they made – they mixed the condoms with silicone oil pails and it was completely below the official manufacturing standards."

The condoms were sold at a wholesale price of one yuan, according to the report would cost about 20 to 150 yuan per pack, and condoms are known to be some of the most counterfeit products in China as well as international fashion brands.

The authorities became suspect after discovering a man who sold the condoms Examination of the man's business partners before being stolen last August. Cody Cepeda / JB

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