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  1. Unlawfully wedded wives

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Eimer Aba was just 12 years old when she made her first trip to China. Crossing the border from her hometown of Muse, in Myanmar, to Yunnan province, she was expecting to spend only a few hours on the far side of the divide. But it would be three lo ...

  2. Executives help battle human trafficking

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry They're more used to waging boardroom battles and plotting corporate strategies. But now some of Hong Kong's most high-powered professionals have been recruited by the United Nations as James Bond-style secret agents in the war again ...

  3. Pair get 15 years for smuggling cocaine to HK

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A Paraguayan and his Chinese accomplice were jailed for 15 years yesterday for smuggling HK$67 million worth of cocaine from South America to Hong Kong. ... They admitted their roles in smuggling about 58kg of cocaine into Hong Kong in June last year. The drug was hidden inside bricks carried in a shipping container. Zoz was recruited in Paraguay to ship ...

  4. Airport worker held over people smuggling

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Immigration officers yesterday arrested an airport worker, 34, linked with the smuggling of mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada- including a young man disguised with a mask ... the gang had smuggled around 10 people who each paid around 300,000 yuan (HK$351,000). ...

  5. 10 held for smuggling stolen cars out of HK

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee and Simpson Cheung Hong Kong organised crime detectives are probing a possible link with the Mongolian underworld after they broke up a car-smuggling gang in Tuen Mun yesterday ... million on to the back of a truck for transportation to a waiting smuggling launch. While declining to say where they believed final destination of the stolen cars was, the police said one ...

  6. Wolves among the sheep

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is that of Raya, a young Ukrainian who had left home hoping to find a new life in Western Europe, only to find herself smuggled into Bosnia, then chained, beaten, abused and made to work as a sex slave ...

  7. Boy tells of torture by gang after smuggling drugs to Sydney

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A 15-year-old Hong Kong boy who smuggled millions of dollars of methamphetamine into Australia was tortured by gangsters after some of the drugs went missing in Sydney, a court was told yesterday. He said that when he returned home he was stuffed in the boot of a car, driven to the mainland and forced to smuggle more drugs. The teenager- testifying against three alleged ...

  8. Man-in-the-mask people-smuggling gang busted

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Police today announced the arrest of seven people in connection with the smuggling of mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada, including a young man who boarded a plane in October ... each of the gang's clients paid around 300,000 yuan (HK$351,000). He estimated the gang had smuggled around 10 people. The passenger who flew in disguise claimed refugee protection ...

  9. Elderly lured into cigarette smuggling

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo More than 100 smugglers make five or six return trips a day between Hong Kong and Shenzhen carrying contraband cigarettes through the Lo Wu checkpoint, a senior customs officer says. Tailor-made clothing with secret pockets and body packs are ...

  10. Boy among eight held for lobster smuggling

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 16-year-old boy was among eight suspected smugglers arrested as police seized live lobsters worth HK$1 million from a boat off Lantau at about 1.30am yesterday. Officers launched the raid as boxes were being unloaded from the fishing vessel ...




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