Schyolkovo police seized 15 tons of counterfeit alcohol

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotobabble. archival photoSchyolkovo police seized 15 tons of counterfeit alcohol© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Police seized 15 tons of counterfeit alcohol, and about 16 thousand bottles in a sweatshop in suburban Shchelkovo, the suspect is detained, the head reports a press-service GU MVD of Russia Moscow region Tatyana Petrova.

«Department staff of economic security and counteraction of corruption of MU of the MIA of Russia «Shchelkovo» during carrying out quickly-search actions identified the workshop on the illicit manufacturing and storage of alcoholic beverages. The result of the event… seized 15 tons of alcohol-containing products, about 16 thousand bottles of alcoholic beverages allegedly well-known brands and the Federal special stamps with signs of forgery. The total value of seized alcohol is more than 33 million rubles,» — said Petrov reporters.

She added that the suspicion of illegal production is detained 53-the summer inhabitant of Moscow. Concerning the malefactor criminal case under article «manufacture, acquisition, storage, transportation or sale of commodities and products without marking».

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