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Title : $30M bottles worth of 'fake' wine seized, destroyed
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Source : KXAN.com
Year : 2017
Link : http://www.kxan.com/news/30m-bottles-worth-of-fake-wine-seized-destroyed/1049596840
Country : United States of America
Commodity: AB-Wines, musts
Abstract: Hundreds of bottles of counterfeit wine, seized from the Rudy Kurniawan case, are being destroyed. Over 500 bottles of the counterfeit wine, deemed unable to sell, will be crushed at a recycling and composting facility in Southeast Austin. Kurniawan was convicted of fraud for selling 500 bottles of counterfeit wine claiming it was authentic and vintage.