Jakarta, Indonesia On May 4, 2017, the Tangerang Metro Resort Police raided fake alcohol production near Duren Villa Housing, Karang Tengah Sub-district, Tangerang City. where they uncovered an alcohol production facility in a hidden room. The Tangerang Metro Police Chief Senior Commissioner of Police Harry Kurniawan explained the location, ‘The location is in the room,…

April 28, 2017 Kingston, Jamaica The Jamaican Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime (C-TOC) Branch conducted a series of raids aimed at counterfeit goods. Counterfeit goods such as sneakers, CD’s, DVD’s Handbags and household appliances have become billion dollar a year industry on the Island.  The investigators found substantial amounts of all the items they were suspecting…

April 15, 2017 Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia The police in Krasnoyarsk Krai may have been a little tipsy when they raided a basement operation that was producing an extremely large amount of fake vodka. The police spokesman ventured to guess that it was the largest fake operation busted in the region if not the entire country.…

Duisberg, Germany – March 30.2017 The North Rhine-Westphalia Department of Consumer Protection announced that their agents seized over 1,000 bottles of liquid labeled as Diamond Vodka in a search that was conducted in February. Two men were arrested along with the seizure of the 1028 bottles after a search was conducted. The two men arrested…

On March 14, 2017, the HSE in Ireland issued alert concerning fake alcohol after a man was hospitalized with methanol poisoning. The liquor bottle in question is believed to have been a vodka bottle that was purchased in Ballymum according to the Gardai, the Irish State Police. A spokesman for the police reinterred that alcohol…

Shunyi, China – March 10, 2017 Detectives watched a transaction occur between two drivers on a remote part of Airport East Road and followed the cars drive away. One car led them to Hejinying, Gaoliying where they discovered a workshop that was re bottling cheap wholesale baijiu liquor into the coveted Yanghe Classic Blue bottles. At this…

Prune, India – March 8,2017 Two men were arrested for selling fake scotch to a select clientele of over 300 IT Professionals and College Students. According to the Excise Department Investigators the duo was running a fake scotch enterprise that was advertised through word of mouth which saw their clientele grow to over 300 persons.…

March 7, 2017 – Shanghai, China Police in Shanghai seized over 20,000 bottles of fake Carlo Rossi in a raid on a distribution warehouse that was blended in with legitimate food warehouses. The fake wine came to the attention of police during routine inspections of shops that sold wine. They were seizing bottles of Carlo…

Jersey City, NJ – March 5, 2017 Increasing there are stories throughout the world of dodgy booze, spirituous liquor, fake alcohol, and counterfeit alcoholic beverages causing sickness and death. It is no longer a problem just in countries where liquor is hard to get, it has become a problem that permeates even the most progressive,…

March 2, 2017 – Istanbul, Turkey The Izmir Police Headquarters announced the results of an investigation that began three months ago on a tip from confidential sources. Officials said that they began a raid and seizure operation on February 28, 2017 and completed it on March 1, 2017. The result of the two-day operation was…