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Title : 14,000 Fake Bottles of Wine Seized in Shanghai and Xiamen
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Source : That's Online
Year : 2017
Link : http://www.thatsmags.com/china/post/21410/14-000-bogus-bottles-of-australian-wine-confiscated-by-police
Country : China
Commodity: AB-Wines, musts
Abstract: Police have confiscated 14,000 bottles of fake Australian wine during a raid on three warehouses in Shanghai and Xiamen, arresting six people in the process. Shine reports that the counterfeiters were caught reproducing and selling fake Penfolds wine, a famous Australian brand, online. According to the police, the fake Penfolds would have sold for up to RMB10 million (USD1.5million) based on their bottle price tags. After e-commerce platform Alibaba tipped off authorities in August, Hongkou district police commenced their investigation. The bogus wine was said to be sold at a third of the actual Pensfold market price.