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Bulgarian Customs Seize Chanel, Gucci, Hugo Boss Counterfeits

Mar 24 2011 - 13:52

During regular controls at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint on the Bulgarian-Turkish border in the period March 3-6, 2011, the Bulgarian customs officials seized a considerable quantity of cosmetic and textile products believed to be counterfeit, bearing the logos of well-known brands including D&G, Burberry, Joop, Chanel, Gucci and Hugo Boss.

On March 3, the officials performed a routine check of a heavy-freight truck with Bulgarian license plates, traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria, and seized 477 textile products suspected of being counterfeit.

On March 4, after a thorough inspection of the luggage compartment of a Turkish passenger bus, the officials found 262 fake perfumes hidden among the personal belongings of a Turkish citizen.

On March 6, the customs officials at the same border seized 3,456 counterfeit deodorants.

For more information, please contact Adelina Slavkova at our Bulgaria office.

Source: Bulgarian Customs

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