Bulgarian Police Seize Counterfeit Goods, Infringers Face Imprisonment
During their recent inspections of several commercial sites located in the town of Blagoevgrad in southwestern Bulgaria, the Bulgarian police officials have seized a large amount of counterfeit clothing and accessories from at least 11 stores and warehouses.
During the inspection of several shops on August 4, 2010, the police officials confiscated 200 items bearing among others Adidas, D&G and Botticelli marks.
The seized goods included trousers, gowns, leather belts, shoes and bags worth more than EUR 132,935 (USD 168,763).
Some of the dealers were issued a fine of EUR 2,556 (USD 3,244) and face up to five years in prison.
For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova at our Bulgaria office.
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