Bulgarian Customs Seize Counterfeit Perfumes, Sneakers, Apparel

Mar 27 2013 - 14:00

The Bulgarian customs officials at the Kapitan Andreevo and Varna checkpoints, southeastern and eastern Bulgaria, have recently seized a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.

The seized goods include:

  • 6,000 counterfeit childrenís drawing kits and stickers bearing the Dora the Explorer, The Cars, Barbie — The Island Princess and Minnie Mouse marks
  • 400 Pairs of sneakers bearing the Lacoste, Nike, Adidas, Puma, Tommy Hilfiger and Converse marks
  • 500 counterfeit perfumes and eaux de toilette, worth over EUR 35,000 (USD 45,000), bearing the Gucci Guilty, Lancome, Christian Dior, Bvlgari and Givenchy marks
  • 1,000 metal labels bearing the Adidas mark
  • 327 womenís and childrenís blouses, menís shirts and pants bearing the Armani, Chanel, Roberto Cavalli, Guess, Dolce&Gabanna, Adidas, DSquared, Polo Ralph Lauren, Moschino and Pepe Jeans marks

The goods originated in China and Turkey and were intended for the Romanian and Bulgarian markets.

Prepared by: Preslav Penev

For more information, please contact bulgaria@petosevic.com.

Source: Bulgarian Customs

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