Huge number of counterfeit training suits and toilet waters seized at Kaptain Andreevo crossing


2011-08-30
Customs officers of Svilengrad Customs Office inspected a vehicle traveling from Turkey through Bulgaria. In the cargo room customs officers found 170 training suits with labels of world famous brands "PUMA", "ADIDAS" and "NIKE", owned by a Romanian citizen. Two days later on August 27, customs inspectors checked out two vehicles with Turkish license plates, traveling from Turkey through Bulgaria. In the truck were found 600 toilette waters, bearing the label of "LACOSTE" and 23 "ADIDAS" training suits. In pursuance of Regulation 1383/2003 of the EU Council and the Trademark Law the trademark holders have been informed. For the same period, using the method of risk analysis and passing under rigorous customs inspections, customs officials discovered and seized 16,473 boxes of illegal cigarettes and tobacco 29.3 kg.