Samara customs continues the systematic combating smuggling and trafficking in counterfeit goods
In recent years, the Russian wave of economic crimes related to import of counterfeit products. In recent years, does not lose relevance into the territory of the Russian Federation of large batches of counterfeit goods, mostly made in China. Currently, sales of counterfeit goods are not only open markets and small shops, but trading platform large shopping centers.
First on the route of counterfeit goods on the territory of the Russian Federation are mobile groups of customs. To protect the brand’s reputation, and, above all, the life and health of consumers, to quickly detect and stop fraudsters, only with a specific set of competencies and tools.
Officers of the mobile teams of the Samara customs identified consumer goods, clothes, shoes, toys, perfumes, possessing signs of counterfeit and also substandard quality and safety.
According to the materials of the Samara customs Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia on Tolyatti brought 2 criminal cases under part 1 of article 180 of the criminal code in relation to 2499 units with signs of counterfeit.
So, subjects of criminal cases are Louis Vuitton handbags, blankets and pillow cases, Versace, bags Michael Kors, perfumes, illegal use of trademarks Lanvin Eclat, Bvlgari, Tom Ford, Nina Ricci, Hermes, Lacoste, Antonio Banderas, Versace, Giorgio Armani.
Damage to the interests of the holders of these trademarks, caused by illegal actions of nedobrozhilateley exceeded 30 million rubles.