Around 2,000 automobile spare parts seized at Varna-West Seaport


2009-11-18

1,969 automobile spare parts for Mercedes Benz car have been seized by customs officers at the Varma-West Seaport over suspicion for violation committed under the Marks and Geographical Indications Act and EU Regulation EC 1383/2003, Regional Customs Directorate - Varna announced.
The container, which arrived from China, was loaded with more 100 toner boxes for Samsung, HP Laser Jet and Canon printers, which have been confiscated.
The holders of the abovementioned brands have been alarmed over the case.
Last week, inspectors with the Regional Customs Directorate - Varna hampered another customs fraud, seizing 77 741 brand new packages of DVD album declared as second-hand ones so as to avoid taxes. The holders of the Disney Enterprises "Hannah Montana" have been alarmed over 37,488
Some 1,240 men's shirts of Levi's, Tommi Hilfiger, Nautica, Disney, North Face, Timberland, Billabong and 144 sports articles of Chelsea, Barcelona, Arcenal, Manchester and Wilson are also stored at the warehouse of the Varna Customs, after being confiscated last week in the frames of check-up under EU Regulation EC 1383/2003.