According to the publications Fine Wine Insider and the Wine Spectator, thieves stole thousands of bottles of Champagne from the prized Champagne house Jacques Selosse.
At the same time, 16,000 front labels and 12,000 neck labels were stolen, along with (more...)
At Glen's, quality is our number one priority and we want our consumers to enjoy the authentic Glen's product. Counterfeiting is an issue that affects the whole spirits industry and we are working closely with all relevant agencies, including the FSA and (more...)
With its rich history and reputation, Montecristo has become one of the most popular cigars in the world and the standard by which all other cigars are judged. Meticulously hand-crafted under the watchful eye of cigar master Jose' Seijas at the Tabacalera (more...)
It's a simple scam. Purchase empty old bottles of fine wines, refill them with wine and sell them at a high prices to collectors.
This is the scam that wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan was indicted for by a federal grand jury in New York on four count (more...)
Around 90 percent of the smuggled cigarettes bearing Philip Morris International brand names seized by law enforcement in 2011 were counterfeits of Philip Morris brands.
The trade in counterfeit cigarettes has been a problem for years, and it is a growin (more...)
Well, we can make this really easy. If you are buying a "Cuban" cigar in the United States it is a fake. In July 1963, the US government imposed an embargo on all things Cuban, including cigars. This is enforced by US Customs.
There is no way (more...)