Romanian Customs Seize Burberry, Disney, Armani, Nike, Boss Counterfeits

Mar 30 2010 - 11:42

During regular controls at Romania’s border crossings from February 19 to March 2, 2010, the customs officials confiscated various products carrying big brand names, believed to be counterfeit, worth approximately EUR 2.7 million (USD 3.7 million).

Between February 19 and 22, the officials at the port of Constanta, on the western coast of the Black Sea, seized balls bearing the mark of Disney, sneakers bearing the mark of Burberry, and socks bearing Adidas, Nike, Puma, Boss and Reebok marks, all discovered in containers originating in China.

On March 1, 2010, the officials in the town of Siret, northeastern Romania, seized various textile products bearing the labels of Armani and Adidas. The products originated in Turkey and were intended for a company in Ukraine.

On March 2, 2010, the customs inspectors in the town of Varsand, in northwestern Romania, seized various textile products bearing the Nike mark, discovered in a truck driven by a Turkish citizen.

For more information, please contact Marius Ciobanasu in our Romania office.

Source: Romanian Customs

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