Bulgarian Customs Seize Fake Perfumes

Dec 27 2011 - 13:30

The Bulgarian customs officials at the Kapitan Andreevo border crossing point, southern Bulgaria, have recently seized 665 eaux de toilette and perfumes believed to be counterfeit.

While checking the personal belongings of the passengers travelling by bus from Turkey to Romania, the inspectors discovered and seized 198 eaux de toilette and perfumes bearing the marks of Armani, Paco Rabanne and Versace, among others.

Upon a luggage check of passengers from another bus traveling on the same route, the officials seized 467 fake eaux de toilette and perfumes bearing the marks of Prada, D&G and Paco Rabanne.

The right holders have been informed of the seizure in accordance with EC Regulation 1383/ 2003 and the Bulgarian law on marks and geographical indications.

For more information, please contact Elena Marinova at our Bulgaria office.

Source: Bulgarian Customs

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