Bulgarian Customs Seize Hermes, Armani, D&G, Moschino Counterfeits
On September 3-4, 2011, the Bulgarian customs officials at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint on the Bulgarian-Turkish border seized a considerable quantity of jeans and athletic apparel believed to be counterfeit, bearing the logos of well-known brands, worth approximately EUR 133,000 (USD 182,000).
The goods were discovered during routine checks of two vehicles, one traveling from Turkey to Ukraine and one from Turkey to Germany.
The customs officials seized 2080 pairs of jeans bearing the labels of Hermes, Armani, D&G, Moschino and Rifle, and 3185 sweatshirts, sweatpants and long-sleeve shirts bearing the mark of Adidas, among others.
According to the customs officials, legal proceedings have been initiated against the infringers.
For more information, please contact Preslav Penev at our Bulgaria office.
Source: Bulgarian Customs
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