Croatian Customs Seize Chanel, Armani, Gucci Counterfeits

Feb 23 2011 - 10:37

The customs officials at the container terminal Brajdica in Rijeka, the largest port in Croatia, have recently discovered and seized a large number of counterfeit perfumes, cosmetic products and ladies undergarments worth approximately EUR 272,000 (USD 366,835).

The goods were imported by a company from the city of Novi Sad, northern Serbia, and discovered on a cargo ship called Madinah in a container originating in China.

The seizure consisted of 9,312 perfumes, 21,720 cosmetic items and 12,000 ladies’ undergarments bearing the labels of well-known brands, including Chanel, Bulgari, Armani, Shiseido and Gucci.

This is the 38th container with fake goods seized at the terminal Brajdica in the last 12 months; the total market value of the seized goods amounts to EUR 19 million (USD 26 million).

All seized goods will be destroyed in the near future.

For more information, please contact Dalibor Radovic at our Croatia Office.

Source: Croatian news portal Vecernji.hr

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