Romanian Customs Seize Counterfeit Adidas, Armani, Chanel, Lacoste and Nike Goods

Jun 25 2009 - 11:54

The Romanian Customs have recently seized two loads of counterfeit goods. The first load was confiscated on June 15, 2009, when customs officials discovered 6,000 pairs of counterfeit Adidas sports shoes worth EUR 290,000 (USD 401,471).

The customs found the counterfeit goods at the town of Bechet in southern Romania. The goods were discovered in a truck driven by a Bulgarian citizen.

The other load was discovered on June 2, 2009 in the town of Varsand, in northwestern Romania, in a truck driven by a Greek citizen. This load contained various counterfeit goods worth approximately EUR 86,400 (USD 119,928).

The load included 519 bottles of perfume and 1,534 pairs of sport shoes, bearing the trademarks of Adidas, Armani, Chanel, Lacoste and Nike.

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

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