[SPAM] Leather Goods With Mould In Indian Malls, Don’t Go to Malls After Lockdown Ends
The images of mould on leather goods in Malaysian store is shared as from India with advice not to visit malls after lockdown opens.
Below post has been circulating on social media.
Verification: Images are from Malaysian store METROJAYA
Check4Spam received the query for the images showing fungus on leather goods as shared from India. On search, the photos that are viral with false captions were found from METROJAYA department store, Sabah, Malaysia. The images show the leather shoes, bags, belts and wallets in the store were filled with white mushrooms. Everything caught fungus. The businesses in Malaysia reopen after over 50 days of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Metrojaya on its Facebook account wrote” We take it very seriously in cleaning and disinfecting our stores to ensure a safe and healthy experience to our valued customers. Metrojaya Suria Sabah is now undergoing a thorough cleaning process by our dedicated staff and will be ready to welcome customers in a few more days!” in the post sharing video of the store. Metrojaya also addressed the online circulation of social media posting involving their Metrojaya Suria Sabah Store. Check the links below to know the facts:
Leather goods in M’sia mall grow mouldy after near 2-month lockdown: Read more
Coronavirus: Mould found growing on leather products in Malaysia as businesses reopen: Read more
The Metrojaya said yesterday it had removed “damaged goods” that had been sitting in its closed store since March 18 after photos of mould-crusted leather accessories on display went viral. The items have been replaced, it added.
The photos, dated May 10, were meant for “internal use” as Metrojaya prepares to resume operations tomorrow, the company said yesterday in a statement: Read more
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Post Date: 14 May 2020
Post ID: #76708