NJ Bars Accused of Serving Cheap Booze

State investigators accuse bars, restaurants of selling cheap liquor in premium brand bottles.
1:29 | 05/23/13

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An investigation is called operations. Will. 29 licensed bars and restaurants -- New Jersey tonight are accused of doing a switcheroo. Putting cheaper well drinks and premium liquor bottles allegedly -- customers that spiking profits. The attorney general's office says it responded to customer complaints confidential informants and new technology to test secretly. But several of the establishments looking for answers and it was as -- Moments later the -- of railroad cafe in East Rutherford denied the claims made by the division of alcoholic beverage control. Where he's switching -- and local business on. You know thankful Nickelodeon news and -- so let. Although Casio is the owner brick house in -- he says. He runs an honest business. It might marked in this wanted to talk to them they've been any of the fifteen years I've been in -- -- -- thirty years. Never had anything like this. -- agents also raided thirteen tgif. Sticking boxes of bottles. In a statement a spokesperson explained. TGI Friday's was just made aware of this issue and is working closely with the franchise and owner of the cited locations to review and investigate. These serious allegations -- and that. -- -- More from -- you're not getting. And it's just not rate is now where they more than knowing what that might mean what are we drinking -- lead channel seven Eyewitness News.

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