A disturbing video is being shared on social media showing a sanitary pads scam. In the footage, A man is seen replacing known sanitary pad packaging with fake products.
The video shows a man placing unknown pads into Always Ultra packaging before sealing the packet. Many have voiced their concern over the practice while for others it was confirmation of what they have always suspected.
Twitter user Bianca Fynn said:
"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!!.. Also the ones in our pharmacies, the description is in Portuguese or Chinese and they thin and rough."
Joe Wa- MoAfrika 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 kante? Aargh maan!"
Another social media user voiced concern over possible infections and said:
"All spazas need to be raided by authorities as this is scary."
Yerrrrr. This might causes infection. Yoo
— R○B£RT (@Robert73022103) May 6, 2019
Are they not opened now kgane
— Mmina Tlou (@memaila) May 6, 2019
Chances all Somalis and pakistan shops are selling this things at ridiculous price when are they going to regulate small businesses ANC government is to blame our women will get sick
— Mkateko Bilankulu (@Mkateko15143020) May 6, 2019