Hungarian Customs Detain EUR 24 Million Worth of Luxury Fakes

Jul 29 2021 - 09:44

The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration officials at the Nagylak border crossing point with Romania recently detained nearly 50,000 items of clothing, footwear and accessories believed to infringe numerous trademarks, including Alexander McQueen®, Armani®, Balmain®, BMW®, Boss®, Burberry®, Christian Louboutin®, Dior®, Disney®, Givenchy®, Gucci®, Hermès®, Karl Lagerfeld®, Kenzo®, Lacoste®, Louis Vuitton®, Marc Jacobs®, Michael Kors®, Moncler®, Moschino®, Prada® and Ralph Lauren®.

The goods were discovered during the inspection of a truck travelling from Turkey to Belgium and are estimated to be worth approximately EUR 23.7 million (USD 27.9 million).

Prepared by: Erika Farkas

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Source: Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration website

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