Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Customs confiscate over 4,000 counterfeit items from shops

file photo

The customs department announced Friday the seizure of over 4,000 counterfeit items in operations carried out in the Famagusta district a day earlier.

Six shops in the areas of Protaras and Paralimni were checked in raids by customs officers looking for goods violating intellectual property rights laws.

From investigations carried out a total of 4,040 fake pieces, including clothing, bags, wallets, sun glasses, perfumes, jewellery and other items were confiscated by the department.

Customs say they are investigating the offences and the seized items will be destroyed in accordance with the normal procedures.



Related posts

Spehar meets Akinci

Evie Andreou

Man jailed for two years for burglary

Evie Andreou

Beauties and the Beast win Cyprus online bridge competition

CM Guest Columnist

Coronavirus: August worst in decades for Paphos tourism

Andria Kades

Man held in connection with 7.2 kilos of cannabis

Jonathan Shkurko

Flying Away Festival 2020 calls for artists to participate

Eleni Philippou

7 comments

Comments are closed.