Vyšší Brod: South Bohemian CTIA took counterfeits more than CZK 6 million

(Prague, 7 July 2021) At the end of June this year, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority of the South Bohemian Region and Vysočina Region carried out an extraordinary inspection action at the marketplace in Vyšší Brod, focusing on the offer and sale of counterfeit products. In total, it seized 1,098 pieces of counterfeit goods worth CZK 6,052,80. "In all three cases, inspection actions are underway to identify the seller. Breaches of the Consumer Protection Act can result in a fine of up to CZK 5 million. The selected taken counterfeits will be...

CTIA significantly increased the number of inspections of online retailers during the pandemic

(Prague, 21 June 2021) In the first quarter of this year, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority inspected the compliance with legal regulations in the area of internet sales. "The volume of internet trading has increased during the pandemic period, which corresponds with the number of inspections carried out, which was six times higher than in the same period of the previous year. The results of the inspections in Q1 2021 confirmed that internet sales continue to show increasingly more breaches of consumer legislation. E-shops often neglect to i...