Bulgarian Customs seize 400 pairs of fake trainers


2013-03-20

Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint foiled two new attempts of smuggling commercial amount of sports shoes.
During a check on two passenger's buses, one with Turkish and the other with Bulgarian registration, the customs inspectors found nearly 400 pairs of sports shows.
Some 175 pairs of Adidas trainers and 50 pairs of Lacoste sports shows were found in the luggage of a Turkish national from Istanbul. 100 pairs of Adidas trainers and 20 pairs of Nike and Puma trainers, on the other hand, were found in the luggage of a Bulgarian national from Plovdiv.
The illegal goods were confiscated over violation of the intellectual property rights.