In GFS, the alcohol most often counterfeited

В ГФС рассказали, какой алкоголь чаще всего подделывают

Alcohol is often counterfeited

Often fake Absolut, Finlandia, Jack Daniels and Jameson.

The operational units of the SFS in the Kiev region since the beginning of the year seized more than 20 000 liters of counterfeit alcohol. Popular drinks of known brands, which come true in the cardboard and paper containers. About it reported in GU GFS in the Kiev region, reports UNN.

“As of 12 Oct 2017 unit for combating illegal circulation of excisable goods operational management of GU GFS in the Kiev region were withdrawn from illegal circulation of counterfeit alcoholic beverages total volume of 20 liters 389 in the amount of 3.87 million UAH, of which 3668 liters in the amount of 1.38 million UAH falsified of alcohol of known world brands such as: Absolut, Finlandia, Kvint, Keglevich, Beluga, Jack Daniels, Volk, Jameson, noted in the GFS.

It is noted that a significant portion of the forged alcoholic beverages is produced by the spill of substandard raw alcohol in specially made plastic bags, placed in cardboard and paper packaging in violation of the requirements of current legislation.

“In addition, the products are made from counterfeit or contraband materials – alcohol, which is not passed laboratory tests and has not received permission from the authorities of certification, usually for a bad quality and in the use of such products by the person constitutes a threat to life and health”, – explained in the GFS.

Recall, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on August 9 raised the minimum wholesale release and retail prices on alcoholic beverages.