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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Arrests highlight fears over Hong Kong's role in crystal meth smuggling

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Arrests of Hongkongers in Indonesia highlight the city's role as a transit point for Ice trade Fresh fears over HK's role as drug smuggling hub ... this time their attempts have been foiled." Hong Kong's triads have also targeted Indonesian migrant workers to smuggle drugs, say domestic helper rights groups. In February, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514509/arrests-highlight-fears-over-hong-kongs-role-crystal-meth-smuggling
  2. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Hong Kong man caught with cash taped to his body in US$580,000 Shenzhen smuggling attempt

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:26pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Cash-strapped local caught by customs A Hong Kong man was arrested with stacks of cash strapped to his body on Wednesday as he was suspected of attempting to smuggle over half a million US dollars across the border into Shenzhen. The man was trying to cross Sha Tau Kok customs at around midnight but was reported to have been detained by border police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1495791/hongkonger-caught-carrying-half-million-us-dollars-across
  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong triads using Indonesian domestic workers to smuggle Ice

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Triads using maids to smuggle Ice Hong Kong's triads are targeting Indonesian migrant workers to smuggle drugs into the Southeast Asian nation, ... vice-consul for public affairs at Indonesia's consulate. Asked if he was aware of the extent of the problem, Aryadi said "fewer than 10" Indonesians suspected of drug smuggling were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1449665/hong-kong-triads-using-indonesian-domestic-workers-smuggle-ice
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong amid booming demand for drugs

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... lives since 2006. Describing the group as the "most notorious", a local law enforcement source confirmed that the cartel was smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong, but declined to give more ... Kong, five Mexicans were sentenced last year to up to 27 years in prison for smuggling 538kg of cocaine into the city in 2011. Police and customs officials have declined to say whether the five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1418852/mexican-cartel-smuggling-cocaine-hong-kong-amid-booming-demand-drugs
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    100-fold rise in seizures of illegal 'red gold' timber

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Clifford Lo

    ... in India," he said. "After it is smuggled into the mainland, it is sold for as much as HK$1,500 per kilogram." Red sandalwood is listed as endangered under the Convention on International ... intelligence to curb smuggling. The 10-tonne shipment seized last month was a result of that intelligence work. "The container was declared to be carrying machines," he said. "When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544450/100-fold-rise-seizures-illegal-red-gold-timber
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Pangolin scales worth HK$17m found hidden in shipments from Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:35pm by Clifford Lo

    ... "It is believed that the two shipments of pangolin scales belong to the same smuggling syndicate," Wong said. There have been three other major seizures of pangolin scales since 2008. Hui Wai-ming, group head of the department's syndicate crimes investigation bureau, said there was no evidence to suggest that Hong Kong was being used as a transit hub to smuggle endangered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534140/pangolin-scales-worth-hk17m-found-hidden-shipments-africa
  7. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... itself as a middleman and a buyer. After receiving an order, al-Shabab will trigger its network of contacts in Kenya and Somalia to obtain a consignment, then use its smuggling expertise to move ... of ivory consignments overseen by an official state body. However, campaigners say ivory dealers are laundering illegal smuggled ivory into the much smaller legal market. "The fundamental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547682/ivory-trades-role-funding-african-militants-highlighted-un-report
  8. News - Asia - CRIME

    Australia jails Indonesian people smugglers for role in deadly boat voyage

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:14pm

    ... in jail in Australia for people-smuggling, after a doomed venture in which more than 100 people drowned. The men were not charged with organising the people-smuggling venture or with the deaths ... with more than 200 asylum seekers mostly from Pakistan and Afghanistan when it sank. He was found guilty of six counts of people-smuggling in Perth District Court and sentenced to nine years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525936/australia-jails-indonesian-people-smugglers-role-deadly-boat-voyage
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Huge haul of blood-stained ivory found in 32 suitcases at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... of all contraband, including ivory," Ng said. "In this case, smuggling syndicates have tried to take advantage of the advanced aviation network." Tom Milliken from Traffic, ... the current high levels of ivory smuggling. But he added that these efforts "would be greatly facilitated by a total sales ban on ivory". Hong Kong for Elephants co-founder Alex Hofford said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529519/15-arrests-suitcases-reveal-huge-ivory-haul
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kenya seizes illegal Hong Kong-bound rosewood

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG AND REUTERS

    ... port of Mombasa- one of the busiest in East Africa. The timber was said to weigh 640 tonnes. It was believed the rosewood, after arriving in Hong Kong, would be smuggled into mainland China, ... smuggled via Hong Kong. Hongmu is a style of intricately carved Chinese wooden furniture. In the past, it was made for the Chinese emperors. David Tse, general manager of the Shenfat furniture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520779/kenya-seizes-illegal-hong-kong-bound-rosewood

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