It is potentially everywhere in the world these days, whether "imported" or smuggled, or homemade and it can kill! Fake alcohol needs publicity to warn potential customers of the risks. I Tweeted more about it, after reading and Retweeting the first article below.
"Fake vodka 'can kill you' warning"
Sometimes it takes a face and name to get the message across regarding how devastating, and serious this can be, anywhere!
"Cheznye Emmons: British backpacker, 23, dies after drinking poisoned alcohol in Indonesia"
"Seizures of fake alcohol increase fivefold in two years"
"New Jersey restaurants caught selling fake alcohol"
"Dangers of Illicit Alcohol, Canada"
"A Killer Hangover: China’s Problem with Fake Alcohol"
"methanol poisoning, 2013"
"Bootleggers sentenced to 90 years in prison in Turkey"
"Methanol poisoning claims 19 lives in central Europe"
Beer is counterfeited too but safety procedures for producing it are not observed.
"Heineken ‘absolutely on top’ of fake beer threat after Vietnam gang bust"