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Counterfeit Marlboro, Johnny Walker, Ballantine’s and Microsoft Items Destroyed in Macedonia

May 12 2009 - 16:27

On April 24, 2009, Macedonian officials destroyed various counterfeit goods near the capital city of Skopje.

They destroyed 55,324 pirated CDs and DVDs with films and music, including Microsoft software. In addition, they seized 34,00 bottles of Johnny Walker, Ballantine’s and Zholta, Macedonia’s most famous aperitif.

The officials also destroyed 20,520 cartons of Marlboro, Karelia Slims, Boss, Lord, Parliament and Partner cigarettes, as well as five counterfeit EUR 200 banknotes, four counterfeit Macedonian denar (MKD) 1,000 banknotes, and two counterfeit MKD 500 banknotes.

For more information, please contact Tatjana Nakevska in our Macedonia office.

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