Henan police cracked a 170-million-yuan worth of tobacco counterfeiting case and 51 suspects were caught
On June 11, it was learned from Luohe police in Henan that a case of tobacco counterfeiting involved a value of 170 million yuan was successfully cracked. So far, 17 million fake cigarettes have been detained merely in Henan and another 31 million has havebeen tracked down in other provinces with the assistance of Luohe police. A total of 51 suspects have been arrested. The trigger in uncovering this case is a hideout of counterfeit production cracked by Luohe police.
As the case investigation goes deeper, the suspects were caught in succession and the network of cross-region tobacco counterfeiting involving over 10 provinces and cities, including Beijing, Shaanxi, Hubei, Sichuan and Yunnan was hunted down. Hence, a counterfeiting gang of national impact was destroyed.
(Source: Dahe Daily)