Customs officers at Lesovo seized fake ladies slippers “Chanel”


2014-04-29

 

The Customs officers at Lesovo cross border point seized 10 970 pairs of slippers with counterfeit logos of world known brands. 6 350 pairs of slippers with the logo of  "Chanel",  2300 pairs with the logo of "Adidas", 2000 pairs with the logo of "Puma" and 320 pairs with the logo of "Lacoste" were seized.

The counterfeit summer goods are found during detailed customs inspections of a truck with Turkish registration. The sender is a company from Istambul, Turkey and the recipient  is a company from Moldova. In compliance with EU Regulation No 608/2012 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications the case will be assigned to right owners of the relevant trademarks.

In the last few days, three other attempts of smuggling of summer shoes were prevented by the Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo. 939 pairs of undeclared summer shoes, 129 of them with counterfeit logos of five world known brands were seized during detailed customs inspections of two tourist buses and an automobile, entering the country from Turkey.