Guayaquil Ecuador: 1000 bottles of adulterated liquor seized with counterfeit boxes, labels of well known brands

Posted on August 1, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador reportedThe national police through the various crimes of the Judicial police technical section, avoided get large amount of adulterated liquor for human consumption. This Thursday afternoon discovered the interior of a building, located in the Alcedo Street between mallet and Pío Montúfar 6, more than a thousand bottles of ethyl alcohol and hundreds of boxes of well-known brands.

The head of the technical section of crime different from the Judicial Police (e), second lieutenant Freddy Bastidas, reported that thanks to the reports to the 1800DELITO, an investigation that detected that in that House was committed allegedly illicit said, so we proceeded to order RAID.

Agents of the Judicial Police in the company of the Prosecutor entered the condominium. On the first floor we found bottles of liquor allegedly tampered with, in containers that did believe that it was original products of the brands, Johnnie Walker, Buchanan´s, Old Parr, Chivas, Royal Salute, Swing, Belvedere, Absolut, Old Boy, Gold Label, among others. In addition to containers there were also boxes and labels of the same commercial houses.


Prosecutor Víctor González said that there was not apprehended since the House was empty when the raid took place. However, a preliminary investigation will be opened to determine the identity of those responsible. This offence is typified in article 428, crimes against public health, the existing criminal code.

Criminalistics staff provided technical and ocular inspection. The staff of the Ministry of health, headed by the official Wendy Guerra, proceeded to take some samples to run the respective analysis.

Each bottle of original liqueur brands found there ranges between 30 to 500 dollars locally, so that its marketing would represent around $25,000. / Drafting Guayas-MDI-DNCE Read Article

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