Kazakh Officials Shut Down Production of Fake Spirits

Mar 31 2021 - 13:59

Kazakhstan’s Financial Monitoring Agency and the State Revenue Committee officials have recently shut down the production of counterfeit alcohol in the Almaty region in southestern Kazakhstan.

During the raid of the production plant, the authorities discovered more than 170,000 bottles of vodka infringing several trademarks and featuring fake excise stamps.

Between January and September 2020, 25 illegal workshops for counterfeit spirit production and 320,000 liters of counterfeit alcoholic beverages were seized in Kazakhstan.

Prepared by: Dayana Auezova

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Source: Kazakh Financial Monitoring Agency website

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