THOUSANDS OF CLOTHES WITH LOGOS OF FAMOUS BRANDS WERE SEIZED BY CUSTOMS OFFICERS AT KAPITAN ANDREEVO


2014-09-24
 

9462 children ladies and men's clothing with logos of famous brands were discovered on two successive instances by customs officers at Kapitan  Andreevo.

In the first case the goods were transported by truck with Turkish registration, traveling from Turkey to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Due to suspicion of undeclared goods inspected the load with X-ray equipment in which they are observed abnormal densities. Customs officers carried out physical inspection of the cargo compartment. The examination declared among 397 parcels with different goods were found in total 5962 textiles, most of which women's and men's jackets with the logo of Calvin Klein and sports teams and Adidas, as well as children's t-shirts and sports kits Disney logo and image of the popular cartoon character Mickey Mouse. The inspectors found 32 undeclared and watches brand "Vegans" and 25 kg of tobacco for hookah brand "Tanya". Goods were seized. The driver drawn up act under the Customs Act and the case was given to the investigation officers from the Customs House of Svilengrad.

In the second case were found and seized 3500 children's kits and shirts with the logo of "HELLO KITTY" and "DISNEY. The products were loaded in a truck in Turkey with Bulgarian registration and the goods were intended for Germany.

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.