Customs officers stopped the attempt of smuggling of counterfeit products, marked with the trademark of Apple. This was reported on Friday the press-service of the Samara customs.
Party fakes with the trademark Apple tried to import road transport from Kazakhstan and taken to Moscow. Only cars counted nearly 9,000 units of goods, including headphones, adapters, computer mice.
“By road from Kazakhstan to Russia have tried to import products under a trademark of Apple in – ear headphones, computer mice, and protective glasses for mobile phones iPhone, the total number of products – 8896 pieces”, – stated in the message.
All goods were intended for one of the shopping centers of Moscow. Any documents confirming the right of use for this product trademark Apple, the carrier was not there. Goods from suppliers were withdrawn and placed in storage to ascertain the circumstances.
Samara customs made a request to the company-the representative of the owner. In response it was reported that the detained product is infringing, has not been produced by Apple, and the damage from illegal actions of the infringer exceed 19.5 million rubles.
Currently solves a question on excitation of criminal case under part 1 of article 180 of the criminal code (“Illegal use of means of individualization of goods”). The offence can be punished with severe fines, correctional labour, hard labour or imprisonment for the term up to two years.