The Civil Guard withdraws from the market more than 150,000 counterfeit toys or that do not meet safety standards
Within the framework of Operation LUDUS, led by EUROPOL, nearly 5 million counterfeit toys worth more than 16 million euros have been intervened in the 24 participating countries
In national territory, 4,163 controls and inspections have been carried out and 1,968 administrative offenses and 40 criminal offenses have been detected
Within the framework of Operation LUDUS, led by EUROPOL with the support of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and with the co-leadership of Spain and Romania, The Civil Guard has intensified inspections and controls against the illegal trade or distribution of counterfeit toys or toys that do not meet safety standards.
More than 4,000 actions have been carried out throughout the national territory, mainly in bazaars and wholesale warehouses, conventional roads, ports, airports and land customs precincts. As a result of these actions, more than 1,900 administrative infractions in the matter of smuggling and labeling and safety of toys and 40 criminal infractions for violation of industrial property rights have been detected, resulting in 41 people investigated.