Thursday , August 5 2021

More than 467 thousand counterfeit goods were seized in the Valparaíso National Customs

The seizure of a millionaire reached the customs of Valparaiso to uncover a ship with 3 containers from China with more than 467 thousand counterfeit products of recognized brands

After the risk analysis unit at the Valparaíso customs office selected for physical inspection the containers that arrived by sea to the port, whose registration documents showed that they had brought umbrellas, umbrellas and wheelchairs or trunks with wheels.

However, when checking the containers in the Logistics Extension Zone (ZEAL), this was identified only one third of the capacity of each container it effectively complied with the declared, and the rest were counterfeit products: imitations of various trade brands from various top brands.

Edith Carrasco, Regional Customs Director of Valparaíso, said that this is one of the most important findings of recent years.

Among the fraudulent products were cosmetic products that imitated brands such as Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Mac, Loreal. Disney's kids cosmetics. Fake shoes Nike, Jordan and Fila and imitation of perfumes Ralph Laurent, Chanel, Hugo Boss, Lancome, Diesel, Polo, etc.

(d) the supervisory deputy (s) of the director (s). t National Customs ServiceCarlos Escudero reported that the goods that had been seized had, in addition to violating the Intellectual Property Act, lacked adequate health certificates.

Other brands include counterfeit Rolex, Tissot, Armani, Cartier, Gucci, Hublot, Longines and Louis Vuitton watches. In addition to toys, clothing, backpacks and accessories of renowned brands.

Commercial valuation of the total amount seized exceeds $ 5 million, while rights and taxes and rights ceased to receive nearly $ 800,000

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