Fake perfumes seized at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint


Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint foiled the latest attempt of smuggling fake perfumes and toilet waters, bearing the logos of world popular brands.
Authorities found and confiscated some 1,637 pieces of perfumes and toilet waters with luxurious packages after a check on a passenger's bus. The smuggled items were found in the luggage of two Romanian nationals travelling from Turkey to Romania.
After being busted they said they bought the items per USD 1 each in Istanbul and were transporting them to a friend, who was a trader in Bucharest.
The fake aromas were of world popular brands such as Paco Rabanne, Chanel, Armani, Versace, D&G. They market value is estimated at more than BGN 160,000.