Romanian Customs Seize 7,000 Counterfeit FIFA Soccer Balls

Oct 21 2009 - 13:30

On September 30, 2009, the Romanian Customs seized EUR 290,000 (USD 425,000) worth of goods believed to be counterfeit.

The seized items included 7,269 soccer balls bearing the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) sign.

The customs officials discovered the counterfeit balls at the port of Constanța, on the western coast of the Black Sea, in a container arriving from Pakistan and intended for a company located in Ukraine.

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

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