18 739 vials of fake perfume products with a market price of over 300 000 BGN seized customs officials from Varna


2014-08-18

 

18 739 vials of perfume products, imitating world famous brands, seized the officials from "Customs intelligence and investigation" department of Varna Customs House. The perfumes have arrived with a truck from Turkey and were meant to be sold on a Bulgarian market. Nina Ricci, Chanel, Versace, Tom Ford, Hermes, Bourjois, Lacoste are just a part of the brands, which have become a victim of counterfeiting. The market value of seized items is over 300 000 BGN. Aside from the violation of intellectual property rights, such products could represent a serious danger for the health and safety of the consumers.

Actions in defense of intellectual property rights were initiated.