Bulgarian Customs Seize Counterfeit Apparel Worth EUR 358,000

Mar 17 2009 - 12:31

On February 24, 2009, the Bulgarian customs authorities seized counterfeit Armani, Gianfranco Ferré, Adidas, Nike, Puma and Pierre Cardin clothing, worth approximately EUR 358,000 (USD 453,000).

The seized goods included 27,778 counterfeit Armani and Gianfranco Ferré sweaters, as well as 1,167 cardigans and 131,065 pairs of counterfeit Adidas, Nike, Pierre Cardin and Puma socks.

The counterfeit apparel was seized in the town of Lesovo in southeastern Bulgaria during a regular inspection. The clothing was found in two trucks with Ukrainian registration plates, traveling from Turkey to Ukraine.

For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova in our Bulgaria Office.

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