Saturday 22 January 2011

Wineries caught in massive scam

Motherload ... some of the Silverwater wine seziure
Pic: Tomasz Machnik
Source: The Daily Telegraph
LEADING Australian wineries are among dozens of suppliers stung in an alleged $10 million scam, with police uncovering a "motherload" of fraudulently-obtained wine.

Police swooped on a warehouse in Silverwater - the fifth raid this week - finding $5 million in wine, reported The Daily Telegraph

Police said at least 60 Australian companies hade been caught in the sting. Warehouses in Fairfield, Wetherill Park, Alexandria and Condell Park were also raided.

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