COLUMBUS, Ohio-Ohio authorities say an investigation into illegal secondary market spirits sales has led to charges against five people.
Such sales mean that it is difficult to find alcohol in Ohio that is difficult to find in Ohio, and then recovered over the internet and social media.
Ohio law only allows consumers to buy liquor, such as bourbon and vodka, in authorized state liquor locations, with revenue going to the state to support economic development.
capt. Gary Allen is the supreme commander of the Ohio Investigative Unit. He says people buy alcohol through secondary sales, are not guaranteed that the product is safe.
The misdemeanor fees against the five people announced on Friday include the illegal sale of beer or intoxicating liquor.