Counterfeit Armani Apparel Destroyed in Croatia
On April 16, 2009, the Croatian Customs destroyed 3,499 counterfeit Armani belts, and 858 counterfeit Armani wallets in the town of Petrinja in central Croatia.
Representatives of the PETOŠEVIĆ office in Croatia witnessed the destruction.
The belts were destroyed manually with a circular saw, while the wallets were turned into shreds with a machine.
The customs officials seized the counterfeit goods in Rijeka in northwestern Croatia. The goods were imported by a local company from China.
The seizure contained almost 9,000 kilograms of various apparel and accessories bearing the trademarks of Diesel, Louis Vuitton, Dolce&Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Versace, Gucci, Burberry, Chanel, Guess, Hugo Boss, Prada, Fendi, Adidas, Nike, Playboy and others.
For photos go here.
For more information, please contact Ančica Juričić in our Croatia office.
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