Romanian Customs Seize Perfumes, Sport Shoes Believed To Be Counterfeit

Nov 24 2009 - 11:11

During regular controls at ports and border crossings, the Romanian Customs and Border Police seized perfumes and children’s sport shoes believed to be counterfeit.

On October 19, 2009, at the Constanța Sud port on the Black Sea, southern Romania, the Customs seized 1,200 pairs of children’s sport shoes bearing the Puma sign, estimated at EUR 48,000 (USD 71,900). The goods were found in a container from China and they were intended for a company in Romania.

On November 9, 2009, the Customs and Border Police at the Varsand border crossing on the border with Hungary seized approximately 19 tons of perfumes bearing the marks of Lacoste, Dior, Dolce&Gabbana, Prada and Chanel. The goods were found in a truck that, according to the documents presented by the driver, was supposed to be transporting textiles for a company in France.

For more information, please contact Roxana Sârghi at our Romania office.

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