In the Irkutsk region found two mini-factory on manufacturing of substitute vodka on an industrial scale. This was reported on the website of the MIA of Russia.
Production was located in Usolye-Sibirskoye, Irkutsk. “Companies discovered more than half a million empty bottles, hundreds of thousands of label famous brands, as well as the Federal special stamps with signs of forgery. Immediately after the suppression of clandestine workshops, in different parts of the region simultaneously conducted more than 10 searches”, — stated in the message.
Police also prevented from entering in the wholesale and retail network of nearly 30 tons of alcohol products with signs of counterfeit. Her samples were sent for examination.
Detained nine people, including the alleged organizers of the business. Criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 6 of article 171.1 of the Criminal code.
At the end of December 2016 in Sergiev Posad district of the Moscow region the police found the shop on manufacture of counterfeit alcohol and seized more than 100 thousand bottles of liquor adulterated under well-known Russian brands.
At the end of 2016 Irkutsk from poisoning by bath means “Hawthorn” has died at 78. Forensic examination showed that 74 of them were poisoned with methyl alcohol, the rest suffered from taking significant doses of ethyl alcohol.