Customs seizes counterfeit ‘vodka’

257 drums of pure alcohol were removed by the Dublin Port Authority
257 drums of pure alcohol were removed by the Dublin Port Authority

Gardai and customs find hazardous fake spirit that was set to make its way into the public domain

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9 October 2008 | 0

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Gardaí and customs officers from Dublin Port removed

257 drums of pure alcohol were removed by the Dublin Port Authority

257 drums of pure alcohol were removed by the Dublin Port Authority

that they believed was for the purpose of making counterfeit vodka, from an inner city location early last month.

The authorities said the alcohol could potentially have made up to 4,500 litres of fake vodka, and would have posed a serious health hazard if consumed. They estimated that the operation could have resulted in an ongoing loss of €600,000 per annum in revenue.

 

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