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Number of years that the notorious wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan spent in prison before he was released this week. Kurniawan was convicted in 2013 for selling millions of dollars worth of phony wines. Many of the counterfeit wines– often rare, old vintages of famous French wines–are still in circulation, according to experts. Awaiting deportation back to his home country, Indonesia, Kurniawan is likely to “set up shop” anew, this time in China, a story in wine-searcher.com suggests.

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