Hungarian Officials Halt Home Production of Fake Apparel

Sep 30 2020 - 15:20

The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA) officials recently seized more than 100 apparel items as well as labels and tags infringing the Adidas®, Calvin Klein®, Emporio Armani®, Hugo Boss®, Nike®, Timberland® and Tommy Hilfiger® trademarks. The officials also seized equipment used for the production of fake goods, including screen printing and sewing machines.

The counterfeit goods were discovered during the inspection of a home in Somogy county in southwestern Hungary. The officials also discovered 2.5 kilograms of loose tobacco and 14,000 cigarettes with no excise stamps in the same household.

Prepared by: Erika Farkas

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Source: Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration website

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