Bulgarian Customs Seize Hello Kitty, Levi’s, Fred Perry Counterfeits

Aug 24 2010 - 10:51

During regular controls at Bulgaria’s border crossings, the customs officials have recently seized a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.

The officials at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point, southern Bulgaria, have recently discovered 4,735 textile products bearing the Hello Kitty mark.

The officials at Svilengrad, southern Bulgaria, discovered nearly 20,000 plastic bags bearing the mark of Levi’s.

During another recent inspection, the officials in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia seized nearly 1,500 T-shirts, 1,300 of them undeclared and 200 of them bearing the mark of Fred Perry, as well as 282 beach towels bearing the mark of Ferrari.

The infringing goods were found in trucks with Turkish license plates and were intended for the Bulgarian market.

For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova at our Bulgaria office.

Source: Econ.bg

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