1000 smartphones which violate the Intellectual Property Rights of Apple inc. were seized by the customs officers at Sofia Airport


2016-03-28

 

 A big shipment of counterfeit smartphones was discovered and seized by the customs officers of Sofia Airport Customs House. Due to emerged suspicions the customs officers of "Customs Intelligence and Investigation" Department inspected a shipment imported from Hong Kong, which was officially declared to be consisted of touch mobile phones with defects for parts. During the inspection it was ascertained that the shipment contained new smartphones violating the Intellectual Property Rights of Apple inc. The receiver of the shipment was a Bulgarian company and the smartphones were intended to be sold on the Bulgarian market. The counterfeit products were seized and the right owners of the affected brand were informed about the seizure. As a result, the smartphones will be destroyed.