YEN.com.gh has seen a disturbing video which is being shared on social media showing a suspected sanitary pads scam in South Africa.
In the footage, a man is seen replacing the known Always brand of sanitary pads with fake products, as reported by our sister website tuko.co.ke.
The video shared by a Twitter user identified as Barry Roux shows a man placing unknown pads into Always Ultra packaging before sealing the packet.
The man who was in the company of his colleague further claimed they were working for their boss who was from Somalia.
Many voiced their concern over the practice while for others, it was confirmation of what they have always suspected.
"I knew it, I knew it!!When we go out of town and stop at the garages to get pads when I open it... I'm like okay uhmm well if it's the new style! I knew it," said Bianca Fynn
"Also the ones in our pharmacies, the description is in Portuguese or Chinese and they are thin and rough," she added
Another social media user voiced concern over possible infections and said:
"To be honest I’m only thinking about how easy these people could plant diseases on all these counterfeit products they’re selling to our people. Why do we still have their shops?, posed Joe Wa- MoAfrika
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Source: Yen News