European Anti-Fraud Office

Operation ERMIS

Operation ERMIS

70 000 counterfeit goods seized in EU joint customs operation

Over 70 000 counterfeit goods were seized during a major Joint Customs Operation (JCO) code-named ERMIS. The Operation focussed on postal and courier mail traffic, to identify fake products shipped through small consignments.

JCO ERMIS was carried-out by the Greek Customs Administration and the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), and also involved customs experts from the Commission, Member States, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey.

counterfeit goods 1

Counterfeit goods 2

Counterfeit goods 3