Hungarian Officials Detain Fake Perfumes
The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration (NTCA) officials in Győr-Moson-Sopron county in northwestern Hungary recently detained 210 bottles of perfume infringing several trademarks, including Hugo Boss®, Calvin Klein® and Chanel®.
The goods, estimated to be worth approximately EUR 5,800 (USD 6,600), were discovered during the inspection of the apartment belonging to a man who sold the counterfeit perfumes using a popular social networking site. The NTCA officials noticed an online post advertising perfumes at low prices and ordered 11 of them. The infringement was confirmed upon delivery.
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Source: The Hungarian National Tax and Customs Administration website