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



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.