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  1. Smuggled hi-tech goods seized at sea

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Smuggled electronic goods worth $40 million, including medical equipment and a fingerprint scanner, have been seized at sea while on their way to the mainland, customs officers said ... be smuggled by sea to the mainland. Mr Fong said the river-trade vessel was sighted off Yau Ma Tei. 'We then tailed the vessel both from land and at sea until it reached the waters off Lung Kwu ...

  2. Smugglers switch tactics to outfox law

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... to detect Cross-border smuggling syndicates have switched their powerful speedboats for less conspicuous container ships in a bid to evade detection following a successful crackdown on contraband by Hong Kong customs. Assistant Customs superintendent Chan Tak-tai, head of the Joint Police/Customs Task Force, said that previously, speedboats had been the vessels of choice for smuggling ...

  3. Heroin worth $1m seized at airport

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... fetch about $1 million if sold in the local retail market. He said police believed the drugs were probably intended to have been smuggled into Taiwan. Because there is no treaty between the two ... continuing their investigation into the source of the drugs, which they suspected were smuggled into Hong Kong from the mainland. The suspect has been charged with one count of trafficking ...

  4. Police shut down VCD operations, arrest 33

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... triad gangs were generally involved in a range of illicit activities, from cigarette smuggling to pornography. 'They also operate drug dens and control sex slaves in Kowloon West,' he ...

  5. Tax crackdown aimed at multinational firms

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... the past five years, customs authorities have conducted a number of extensive crackdowns against smuggling operations and various perceived customs infringements, especially in eastern and south ...



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