Bulgarian Authorities Seize 8,000 Fake Auto Parts
Feb 23 2011 - 10:34
The Bulgarian authorities have recently discovered and seized 8,000 counterfeit auto brake pads bearing the mark of Beral, valued at approximately EUR 200,000 (USD 274,000).
The fake car parts were seized in the raid of seven shops and warehouses in the Bulgarian cities of Sofia, Ruse, Vidin, Silistra, Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo.
The infringer is an unidentified Sofia-based firm that imported most of the fake parts from Turkey.
For more information, please contact Jelena Jankovic at our Balkan Regional Office.
Source: News Agency Focus
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