North Korea introduces death penalty for counterfeit alcohol smuggling

A warning distributed by the North Korea Ministry of People’s Security (MPS) has stated that those caught trafficking counterfeit alcohol or medicines will face strict punishment up to and including the death penalty. Those confessing to contraventions within a month of the announcement will face lenient sentences; however, people with serious violations may face execution and their families may face deportation.

Source: https://www.nknews.org/2019/12/north-korean-police-threaten-death-penalty-for-fake-drug-alcohol-trafficking/