Customs seize truck full of knock-offs en route to Bosnia
Serbian Customs officers have discovered and seized "more than four tons of goods suspected to be violating intellectual property rights."Source: Tanjug
The Customs Administration announced this on Friday, specifying that a Macedonian number plates truck carrying the goods - 7,600 items, mostly clothes, bags, and shoes - was traveling from Turkey to Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The vehicle was stopped on Serbia's eastern border with Bulgaria, at the Gradina crossing.
The cargo contained more than 4,500 t-shirts labeled as the following brands: Adidas, Paul Shark, Polo, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Puma, Lacoste, Armani, Burberry, and Hugo Boss.
In addition, the Customs said it seized more than 2,500 bags with GUESS, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Valentino, and Zara labels, and over 500 pairs of sneakers, more than 100 jackets, and 170 wallets.
The goods will be held by the Customs until the completion of the legal procedure launched before the appropriate court, a statement said.