More Than 320,000 Used Condoms Boiled, Dried, Repackaged & Sold in Vietnam

Credit: Sin Chew

According to Sin Chew, Vietnam police confiscated approximately 320,000 used condoms that had been cleaned and were to be resold as new to mainly red-light district.

A 32-year-old woman, who is the owner of the factory, used to work in a red-light district. She started the operation of the underground factory repackaging the used condoms, after her “retirement”.

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She said they had received a “monthly input of used condoms from an unknown person” and further explained that the used condoms were first boiled in water then dried and reshaped on a wooden dildos.

The cleaned condoms were then repackaged and resold. She added she was paid $0.17 (RM 0.71) per kg for the condoms. However, it was not known how many of the recycled condoms had already been sold, reported by BBC.

Credit : Sin Chew

The police seized 324,000 condoms, weighed 360kg and a few thousands of repackaged condoms were found in the factory.

The woman was detained for further investigation.