Exposing circuit-breakers that are:
- Was counterfeit
- Failed to meet regulatory specifications
Considering the often-critical requirements of this type of equipment, this case was one of the most telling depictions of the current, pervasive criminal activity in the South African electrical industry.
In this case the supplier of the authentic product took the matter to court and obtained a result that compelled the distributors to:
- Stop selling the product
- Recall the product
- Issue a public apology