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    Stiff sentence for counterfeit CBs'?


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    About time, frankly.

    To my mind the next step would be to invoke the defective product recall provisions of the Consumer Protection Act.
    I also see CBI is now pursuing a civil case for damages.

    The harder this importer is hit, the greater the deterrent to other importers from trying the same thing.

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    Great news!!!
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    What am I missing? This guy put R5.5M in his pocket and got a R1.6M fine of which R1.5 is suspended for a few years! That means you can import and sell junk to the value of R5.5m every 5 years at the cost of R100k irrespective of how many lives it cost!

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    The game isn't over. This should be just the first blow that opens the door for more to follow.

    BTW - I've heard Pierre Northend is retiring from SafeHouse, and the hunt is on for someone to replace him.

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