Large amount of textile items, bearing logos of world popular brands, seized at Svilengrad Customs


2009-11-19

Large amount of textile items, bearing the logos of world poplar brands, have been seized by customs officers of the Operational Customs and Excise Control Directorate with the Customs in the town of Sliven in the frames of an operation conducted in cooperation with officers with Economic Police.
The goods were seized late last night, November 17, during a check-up on a freight vehicle with Turkih registration, travelling from Turkey to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Authorities found a total of 1,710 textile items bearing the logos of Adidas, Nike, Lacoste, Puma, ACG and Burbery.
The goods have been confiscated over border measures for protection of intellectual property rights.