Romanian Customs Seize Adidas, DC Polo, UGG, Lego, Puma, Nike Counterfeits

Nov 29 2011 - 13:10

The Romanian customs officials seized a considerable quantity of goods believed to be counterfeit during their regular controls at the beginning of this month.

On November 2, the officials seized 9,920 clothing items and 1,051 pairs of shoes bearing the marks of Adidas, Puma, Nike and Lacoste. The goods were discovered in a storehouse in the capital of Bucharest and are worth approximately EUR 100,000 (USD 135,683).

On November 3, the officials at the port of Constanta, southeastern Romania, seized 6,192 pieces of underwear bearing the logo DC Polo, 1,600 pairs of boots bearing the UGG mark and 114 toys bearing the mark of Lego. The goods, worth approximately EUR 213,000 (USD 289,000), were discovered in a container originating in China and were intended for the Romanian and Moldovan markets.

For more information, please contact Marius Ciobanasu at our Romania office.

Source: Romanian Customs

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