Romanian Customs Seize EUR 570,000 Worth of Fake Toys and Beauty Products

Dec 6 2019 - 13:00

Romanian customs officials at the Border Customs Office of Constanta, the port city in eastern Romania, recently seized a considerable amount of goods believed to be counterfeit.

On October 29, 2019, the officials seized more than 9,000 beauty products, including makeup and perfume, believed to infringe the Avon®, Revlon®, Naked®, Kylie Cosmetics® and MAC® trademarks. The goods, which are estimated to be worth approximately EUR 465,000 (USD 512,000), originated in China and were intended for a Romanian company.

The following day, on October 30, 2019, the customs officials seized nearly 8,000 toys believed to infringe the Thomas & Friends®, My Little Pony®, Frozen®, Donald Duck®, Mickey Mouse®, Cars®, Spider-Man®, Ben 10®, Hello Kitty® and Ferrari® trademarks. The goods, which also originated in China, are estimated to be worth approximately EUR 106,000 (USD 117,000).

Prepared by: Bogdan Neagoe

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Source: Romania Customs website

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