Mumbai, India – February 26, 2019 Fresh on the heels of massive deaths from methanol poisonings in the States of Utter Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Assam from country bootleg alcohol, police in Mumbai, India have uncovered another form of adulterated alcohol. Two men were arrested for producing fake alcohol to mimic the foreign brands of Chivas…

January 15, 2019 – Hull, England Counterfeit Vodka ALERT Warning: if you spot ‘Radanoff’ vodka for sale, do not buy or drink it. Radanoff is a fake brand seized recently in Hull, England. It could contain industrial alcohol which can cause blindness or death. If you see Radanoff, contact Trading Standards on: 01482 300 300.…

August 1, 2018 – Tel Aviv, Israel The Department of Enforcement and Supervision of the Israeli Ministry of Health conducted a raid on a liquor warehouse in Holon after receiving a tip. The warehouse raided had a trading name of 5-Star Liquor located at 10 Bar Kochba, Holon, Israel. Cases of vodka bottles were seized…

September 13 ,2017 – Grimsby, England Somalingam Vijayaruban, the shop owner of Today’s Express located on Chelmsford Avenue, in Grimbsy, England was sentenced to 12 months of community service and ordered to pay £1,100 towards the cost of the investigation for selling counterfeit vodka. Mr. Vijayaruban became known to investigators when a woman informed them…