ST. PETERSBURG, August 7. /TASS/. Pulkovo customs during the period of organization and holding of world football Championship detained more than 6 thousand units of counterfeit products, on Tuesday reports a press-service Severo-the Western customs office.
“In just June and July of 2018 identified 5 packages with counterfeit products, all of them came from the people’s Republic of China”, – stated in the message.
The most popular among the fakes used a gift card with a picture of a boy with a soccer ball [looks like an official 100-ruble banknote, issued for the world Cup], balls, figurines of football players, as well as Golden goblets with symbols of the championship. So, during the championship of the Pulkovo customs detained more than 1,500 counterfeit bills, more than 3000 gold cards and 7 Golden cups, one of them with symbols of the championship.
In fact the import of infringing goods instituted administrative proceedings .
The world Cup was held in 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15.