In the state Duma suggest to toughen punishment for manufacturing of counterfeit alcohol



In the state Duma has drafted amendments to the criminal code, according to which it is proposed to toughen punishment for illegal production and turnover of alcoholic beverages.

The draft amendments were developed by the Deputy Vladimir Sysoyev, who offers to make this article “particularly serious”.

According to the project for the production, storage, transportation to or sale of counterfeit alcohol, which entailed consequences, is punishable with a fine up to 10 million rubles.

In the case of a group of persons, in addition to fines could face up to 20 years in prison.