Tuesday 6 April 2021 – 10:31
Milan, 237 fake items sent by post seized in 3 months
Adm: watches, bags, shoes and accessories from China and the UK
Milan, April 6 (askanews) – During the first quarter of 2021, the officials of the Customs and Monopoly Agency of the Milan 1 Office serving at the Milan-Roserio Postal Sorting Center discovered and seized 237 counterfeit items, of which 156 watches (mostly fake Rolexes) and 81 accessories, mainly bags and shoes with the counterfeit brands of Fendi, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Versace and Dior.
This was reported by the Customs and Monopolies Agency itself, explaining that the items were discovered in small postal shipments from China and to a lesser extent from the United Kingdom, destined for private individuals residing throughout Italy. The experts of the companies that own the trademarks confirmed the counterfeiting of the products and the administrative penalties were imposed on those responsible for the violations and, in the event of a crime, the competent Public Prosecutor was informed.
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