Moscow: Interior Ministry loses millions in counterfeit protection gear

Posted on March 22, 2013 • Filed under: Counterfeit, Scam

According to, the Interior Ministry has said it is terminating a procurement contract with its equipment supplier and demanding compensation after receiving low-quality equipment from China. The Zashchita Corporation, with whom the ministry signed a contract in June 2012 for the purchase of helmets, body armor and defensive equipment worth over 500 million rubles ($16 million), provided low-quality gear from China and forged documents, the ministry said in a statement late Tuesday. Read Article

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