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  1. Student, 16, arrested in anti-smuggling raid

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A Form Four student, 16, was among 13 people arrested in an anti-smuggling operation early on Saturday morning at a pier in Lau Fau Shan in the New Territories. The boy ... to be the biggest seizure in the past two years. The CDs were said to be genuine products and officers believed they were intended to be smuggled into the mainland. ...

  2. HK$23m of smuggled computer parts seized on way to mainland

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Marine police seized HK$23 million of smuggled computer components that were on their way to the mainland in the division's biggest seizure for six months. A total of 455 boxes of contraband electronic products including computer disk drives, semiconductors, integrated circuits and LCD monitors were confiscated during the anti-smuggling operation in Tai Po. ...

  3. HK$10.7m in smuggled goods seized

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Marine police arrested two men and seized HK$10.7 million worth of smuggled goods in two operations. Men were seen loading goods into speedboats on the Sai Wan Tsui waterfront at 7.30pm on Monday. As police approached, a group fled in the speedboats. Officers arrested two local men and seized electronic goods. In the other case, police seized illicit cigarettes worth ...

  4. Cigarette smuggling case to run its course

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The prosecution of a cigarette smuggling case will not be halted, a District Court judge has ruled in response to doubts cast on the evidence. Defence teams had contested ... Chi-lap yesterday reserved giving a full reason for his refusal until the end of the trial. Three company executives are being accused of involvement in syndicated smuggling of the Double ...

  5. Joint customs swoop breaks smuggling gang

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a smuggling syndicate that has been using private vehicles fitted with hidden storage space to smuggle goods through the four land checkpoints. Codenamed 'Wolf Hunt', the joint operation ... of the gang and some of its drivers. The operation detected 25 cases of smuggling. Goods including mobile phones, Japanese wine, petrol, pirate DVDs, watches and cigarettes worth more than HK$16 ...

  6. Snakeheads are again using secret compartments for people smuggling

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The use of secret compartments has re-emerged as a means for people-smuggling syndicates to smuggle stowaways from the mainland into Hong Kong, police said yesterday. Marine police Superintendent Wong Chun-chin said the syndicates had not used this method for a long time. He made the comments yesterday in announcing the arrest of a cross-border people-smuggling ring ...

  7. Nine arrested for smuggling off Sai Kung

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Marine police arrested nine men and seized more than HK$10 million worth of smuggled goods from a cargo vessel off Sai Kung. Another 10 smugglers escaped towards the mainland in five speedboats after a high-speed chase. The arrests were made after goods were seen being loaded onto the speedboats from the vessel in Clear Water Bay shortly before noon on Wednesday. Nine ...

  8. Customs seizes year's biggest haul of smuggled mainland fuel

    Posted Nov 16th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Anita Lam Customs has made this year's biggest seizure of untaxed petrol, smuggled from the mainland by sea, as pump prices exceed HK$15 a litre- nearly three times ... mainland stations and then smuggled it into Hong Kong,' Mr Lam said. 'We believe the fuel is supplied to illegal filling stations in the city.' Petrol costs about 5.8 yuan ...

  9. Arrests lift lid on drug couriers' smuggling methods

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Seven concealment methods used by female drug couriers to smuggle heroin into the mainland via Hong Kong were revealed yesterday after the arrest of eight Thai women, who had ... arrested had used as many as three of these concealment methods to smuggle 800 grams of heroin into Hong Kong, he said. 'We believe drugs were hidden in brassieres, underpants or hollowed-out ...

  10. Gang on trial for smuggling IIs in ship container

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... Laura Liu Six alleged members of a gang accused of attempting to smuggle 22 mainlanders to the United States in a shipping container last year went on trial in Shanghai yesterday, a court ... as saying that smuggling 22 people to the US was a 'dangerous game' because they could have died. ...




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