A news release from Europol on 30 June advised that the Italian Carabinieri, supported by Europol, took down a network of wine counterfeiters, selling online fake premium Italian wines and law enforcement officers carried out raids in 8 Italian provinces. The investigation discovered that low-quality wines were refilled in bottles under original labels and then sold as real ones on a big online auction platform. The wines were sold in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the US, often ending in the glasses of unaware customers of wine bars and catering services.





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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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