Luxottica Group S.p.A., the manufacturer of eyewear, announced the final order issued by the Consumer Protection Center of the Sharjah's emirate (United Arab Emirates) to destroy 143,700 counterfeited Ray-Ban sunglasses, found during a raid action at the local China Optical Center distributor.

The distributor was also obligated to pay a fine of $4,000, and according to the UAE Trademark law, should the distributor be caught again in the trade of counterfeit product it risks enforced closing of its business activity for up to 6 months.