Bulgarian Police Seize Counterfeit Adidas, Burberry, Nike and Playboy Apparel

Jul 21 2009 - 14:08

In the period between June 9 and June 12, 2009, Bulgarian police officials seized several loads of counterfeit goods at different locations in the country.

They first discovered approximately 500 pieces of counterfeit Adidas, Burberry, Nike and Playboy apparel in a shop at the Black Sea resort of Nessebar in eastern Bulgaria.

Later on, the police found more than 550 counterfeit Adidas sport items in the regions of Blagoevgrad in southwestern Bulgaria, Plovdiv in central part of the country, and Sofia in western Bulgaria. The seized goods are worth more than EUR 20,512 (USD 29,178).

On the same occasion, police officials also shut down the websites selling counterfeit Adidas goods.

On both occasions, the police acted in cooperation with the legal representative of Adidas in Bulgaria.

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

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