August 9, 2018 – Athens, Greece On August 8, 2018 the tourism board of Greece announced a concerted effort using police officers accompanied by scientists to root out the use of industrial methanol alcohol in making drinks for tourists. Reacting to the recently reported case of 17 teenagers who were treated for methanol alcohol poisoning…

August 6, 2018 – Laganas, Greece Laganas is a party town favored by young Brits. It is also a town that seems to be a home to dodgy booze. Featuring a main strip that is lined with clubs and bars, this beach town on the Greek Island of Zakynthos draws underage teenagers with its large…

August 8, 2018 – Zakynthos, Greece Alcohol destined to be served in the bars on Zakynthos was confiscated by police for testing. The Police seized approximately 300 liters of alcohol in hand labeled 5-liter plastic bottles. The simple printed stick on labels applied to the plastic containers included the words, gin, vodka, rum and other…

June 29, 2018 – Dhanusha, India According to local police in Dhanusha, 10 people were overcome by alcohol poisoning after consuming liquor purchased from various shops in the Lakkad area of Kamala Municipality. Police announced that six of the victims died from alcohol poisoning after consuming the spurious liquor. The named deceased ranged in age…

April 11, 2018– Jakarta, Indonesia On April 10,2018 International Press reported that at least 2 dozen people have died in the previous 24 hours from drinking toxic bootleg booze raising the monthly toll to 82. National Police Spokesperson Setyo Wassisto broke down the numbers differently, claiming that 51 have died in West Java alone over…

Hanoi, Vietnam – February 14, 2018   The Tet Holiday is the Lunar New Year for the Vietnamese People. Tết Nguyên Đán is the Sino-Vietnamese name meaning, “Feast of the First Morning of The First Day”, it is the celebrations based on the lunar calendar signifying the first day of spring. Usually celebrated on the…