Romanian Customs Seize EUR 2M Worth of Counterfeits

Aug 20 2013 - 12:40

In the period July 24 — August 5, the Romanian customs officials seized various goods believed to be counterfeit, the total value of which is approximately EUR 2 million (USD 2.7 million).

The seized goods include:

  • 27,216 pens, 3,080 agendas and 18,000 sets of labels bearing Hello Kitty, Angry Birds and Disney marks;
  • 2,799 energy drinks bearing Monster Cuba-Lima, Monster Rehab, Monster Energy, Coca-Cola Cherry and Dr. Pepper marks;
  • 355 bracelets and chains bearing Paul Frank, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Versace marks;
  • 20,207 sportswear items, 108 sneakers and 118 leatherwear items bearing Adidas, Diesel, Polo, Nike, True Religion, Armani, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger and Dolce & Gabbana marks; and
  • 11,200 pairs of men’s shoes bearing Freelander and Discovery marks.

The seizures were made at the port of Constanta, eastern Romania, and the port of Bechet, southern Romania. The goods originated in China and were intended for the Romanian and Czech Republic markets.

Prepared by: Simona Dragoi

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Source: Romanian Customs

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