Customs of Varna detained sunglasses, children's dolls and sportswear with logos of world brands


2017-10-03

Customs officers from Customs of Varna detained during two separate inspections large amount sunglasses, children's dolls and sportswear with logos of world famous brands. Customs officers seized a total 24 936 sunglasses with "RAY-BAN" inscriptions, 6 752 children's dolls "ELSA & ANNA" and 854 shirts, pants, sports kits and bags with inscriptions of 12 world brands.

The shipment of sunglasses and children's dolls was detained at Customs Point "Varna West" at a customs check on 13.09.2017 on a ship's container arriving from Georgia. The goods in the container are from China with recipient company in Varna. The sunglasses and children's dolls are detained under Regulation (EC) No 608/2013 and the Law on Marks and Geographical Indications and the trademarks owners are informed of the case.

At another customs check on 19.09.2017 at Customs Point "Varna West" in a cargo truck with goods were found undeclared 855 sportswear and ladies handbags - 530 sports sets, 271 shirts, 36 pants and 17 bags, all with the logos of a total of 12 world-famous brands, including "TOMMY HILFIGER", "POLO", "BOSS", "GUESS", "ADIDAS "," NIKE "," LOUIS VUITTON "and others. Goods originated in Turkey, the recipient is a company from Rousse. An act for a violation of the Law of Customs has been drawn up in the case and under Regulation (EC) No 608/2013 and the Law on Marks and Geographical Indications and the trademarks owners are informed of the case.