The international information technology giant has recently seized products worth Rs 80 crores in India. The seizures have been a part of the company’s Anti-Counterfeiting and Fraud (ACF) Programme.
The program helps in preventing the production, distribution, and sale of fake ink ad toner printing supplies.
Among the country-wide seizures Delhi NCR ranked first with the total seizures valuing Rs 33.5 crores, Bangalore was second with seizures worth Rs 22 crores, followed by Mumbai and Chennai.
HP revealed that the law enforcement agencies conducted raids at over 170 premises resulting in 144 arrests across India.
The confiscated products included unfinished cartridges, packaging materials and various sets of labels. The fake items were used in manufacturing fake HP printing supplies.
The company further said that the large and medium-sized HP customers can request a customer delivery inspection if they feel that they have received counterfeits. HP as of now protects its partners and customers from counterfeit products through its channel partner protection audits (CPPA).