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Travelers to Mexico warned about counterfeit alcohol

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jul 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-27 13:51:19-04

The United States is warning travelers to Mexico about tainted or counterfeit alcohol after a Wisconsin woman died at an all inclusive resort.

The U.S. State Department updated its website, advising travelers to avoid drinking excess alcohol.

Symptoms of those who have consumed tainted or counterfeit alcohol at Mexican resorts include sickness, wooziness or blacking out.

The warning comes after 20-year-old Abbey Connor died after becoming sick from drinking alcohol at an Iberostar resort near Playa del Carmen.

Since the report, numerous people have come forward saying they got sick and experienced blackouts at resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen.