Canadian Vending

Products Snacks
Malaysian Authorities Bust Pirates


March 31, 2008
By Canadian Vending

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meritRobert C. Fay, Merit Entertainment’s director of government relations,
has announced that nine complete copies of Merit Force products were
recently seized in raids conducted in Kuala Lumpur by Malaysia’s
Enforcement Division of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer
Affairs. The raids took place at two retail shops and the authorities
are currently holding the evidence seized.

meritRobert C. Fay, Merit Entertainment’s director of government relations, has announced that nine complete copies of Merit Force products were recently seized in raids conducted in Kuala Lumpur by Malaysia’s Enforcement Division of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs. The raids took place at two retail shops and the authorities are currently holding the evidence seized.

“We have been conducting investigtions in various retail outlets for months, and the operation of Merit copies was discovered in several of these locations,” stated Fay. The investigation is still underway.

Recently Merit has reached settlement agreements with two other Malaysian companies, and Fay added that settlements are also pending with two further companies.

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“We are keeping the pressure on and will continue to pursue counterfeiters of Merit products worldwide,”
Fay concluded.