Customs officials seized a container full of thousands of counterfeit bags at Port Varna West



A container, full of thousands of counterfeit bags and suitcases, was seized by the customs officials at Port Varna West. All the products were bearing logos, imitating worldwide brands. The container has arrived from China and was selected for an inspection by the customs officials of "Customs intelligence and investigation" Department to Varna Customs House. 5079 bags, suitcases, purses and backpacks were found in the container during the search. The counterfeit goods were imitating the brands: FENDI, MOSCHINO, VICTORIA BECKHAM, FURLA COCO, VERSACE, TED BACKER, MULBERRY, MICHAEL KORS,  KATE SPADE and DISNEY, and were meant for sale on the Bulgarian market. The container had to be received by a Bulgarian company.

In compliance with EU Regulation No 608/2013 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications the rights owners of the relevant brands will be acquainted with the case.