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Australia's Cognac wine group cooperates with Chinese police to eliminate counterfeiting ring in one net

A spokesman for Australia's Treasury Wine Estates said recently that its premium Penfolds brand had been targeted by a counterfeiting ring and that it had been caught in the net in cooperation with Chinese police.

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The spokesman said the counterfeiting ring faked Penfolds bottles but filled them with inexpensive wine for sale, ANZN 15 reported. The gang has been carrying out counterfeiting activities for three years, making a profit of 26 million Australian dollars.

Although Penfolds, one of Australia"s oldest and largest grape collection brands, has been the target of counterfeiters in the past, the scale of the seizure was the largest ever. The workshops, located in Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Yunnan, Guangxi provinces and Shanghai, were seized by police after a long investigation.

The spokesperson said: "The Fuyuki Group will work closely with any investigative body such as this one.