Customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized fake watches and medicines without documents of origin


2014-11-12

 

Fake watches and medicines without documents of origin were seized by the customs officials at Kapitan Andreevo BCP last night. A Passenger bus, travelling from Istanbul to Bucharest, was selected for a detailed customs check. During the inspection, in the hand   luggage of one of the passengers - a Romanian lady, the customs officials discovered 115 watches of the brands Bvlgari, Tag Heuer, Armani, Calvin Klein. The woman stated that she had bought the watches from Turkey and intended to sell them in Romania.

The unreported good was seized on allegations of violating Intellectual Property Rights. In compliance with EU Regulation № 608/2013 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications the right owners of the relevant trademarks will be acquainted about the case.

The customs officials confiscated also 58 packages of medicines for eye diseases from another passenger, travelling in the same bus. The man - a Turkish citizen hasn`t submitted a document of origin for the medicines.