The Ministry of Commerce has defamed the owner of an Est. specialized in the trade of fabrics in Dammam following the issuance of a court ruling convicting him of violating the Anti-Commercial Fraud Law, and for not adhering to the terms and conditions of discounts licensing, and for making sales without getting a license.
The Ministry has published the content of the judicial ruling, issued by Dammam Criminal Court, including imposing a fine on the violator, and publishing the verdict in two newspapers at the expense of the defendant.
The Ministry is implementing inspection tours on shops to monitor and to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of conducting sales, and to verify that they are licensed. The Ministry refers the violating establishments to the judicial authorities for taking the necessary measures according to the Anti-Commercial Fraud Law.
It is worth mentioning that the Ministry provides the service of issuing sales licenses to the commercial establishments online. This is part of the Ministry’s keenness and efforts to verify the validity and reality of discounts, also to ensure the absence of any manipulations or misleading towards the consumers, besides eliminating all fake and misleading offers.
The Ministry of Commerce and Investment confirms the continuation of addressing those violating the Anti-Commercial Fraud Law by taking stern measures and imposing the legal penalties against them, in view of the fraud and deception towards the consumers.
The Ministry of Commerce calls on all consumers to lodge their complaints or observations through MC Consumer Call Center (1900), or through the application of a Commercial Violation Report, or via the Ministry's website.