Romanian Customs Seize Counterfeit Toys and Cosmetics Worth EUR 142,700

Apr 14 2009 - 16:53

The Romanian customs authorities recently seized counterfeit Chinese toys and cosmetics during regular inspections in the port of Constanta in southeastern Romania.

The first seizure took place on March 27, 2009, when customs officers discovered 2,045 plastic toy cars and motorcycles, bearing the names of Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW and Lexus. Their value was estimated at approximately EUR 25,700 (USD 34,000).

On the second occasion, on April 01, 2009, the customs officers seized 12,090 counterfeit L’Oréal, Channel, Max Factor, Lancôme, Hugo Boss, Revlon and Givenchy cosmetic products, worth approximately EUR 117,000 (USD 155,000).

In both instances, the counterfeit goods were found in containers shipped from China.

For more information, please contact Roxana Sarghi in our Romania Office.

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