If just a miser pays twice, a tourist in a similar situation and even the risk or their freedom, or problems with the entry documents…
What is the threat of buying counterfeit as a souvenir from your vacation?
It turns out that in many countries the blame for the purchase of counterfeit products rests with the buyer, not the seller. Especially if it is a foreign guest who chased the cheapness, not bothering to find out the true price of such an act. Let’s understand.
According to the European consumer center, there is a rule in the European Union, according to which the buyer of counterfeit is not a victim, but an accomplice of fraudsters. You didn’t come to the police with a complaint, and were caught red-handed at customs? So, aware of their actions. Fortunately, the good German or Spanish authorities will simply scold tourists-slackers, at most – confiscate fake things. But in Italy can immediately slap a fine of up to 6000 euros! Continue reading