Bulgarian Police Close Virtual Mall with Fake Designer Goods

Nov 29 2010 - 10:19

On October 22, 2010, the Bulgarian police officials closed down a virtual mall selling counterfeit luxury goods bearing various well-known labels.

The police shut down the website mallvm.com, which offered fake designer goods, following their raid on the warehouse in the center of Sofia, where the illegal goods were stored. During the raid, the officials seized counterfeit bags, caps, shawls, watches, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, wallets and perfumes, bearing the marks of Christian Dior, Adidas, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Armani, Bulgari, Montblanc, Omega and Rolex, worth approximately EUR 511,000 (USD 696,000).

The infringers face up to five years in prison.

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

Source: News portal Dariknews.bg

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