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  1. 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 ...

  2. Second record haul of smuggled fish seized

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh, Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly and Lilian Goh Customs officers have seized more than 41/2 tonnes of smuggled fish and turtles, the second record seizure in three days. On Monday night, officers on an anti-smuggling operation intercepted a fishing boat sailing towards the waterfront near the airport's Marine Cargo Terminal and seized 4.63 tonnes of fish and turtles, worth about HK$210,000. ...

  3. Seafood serves up tasty racket for smugglers

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... police have seized HK$5.64 million worth of smuggled seafood in the first half of this year. That is more than three times the total value of seafood seized in the whole of last year, which was HK$1.83 million. The main delicacies being smuggled include lobsters, geoduck and oysters imported from overseas. Terence Fung Wai-kin, senior superintendent at the marine crime regional ...

  4. Chickens seized from smugglers

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Marine police arrested four mainland men for smuggling about 1,000 live chickens into Hong Kong from Shenzhen by sea in an apparent attempt to cash in ahead of the Lunar New Year. The men were held after police intercepted two wooden boats in an anti-smuggling operation in Deep Bay. Officers at the Tsim Bei Tsui observation post spotted the 9-metre boats on radar ...

  5. IIs arrested trying to enter by sampan

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... With the help of a government helicopter, police spotted and arrested 16 men in the mangroves near Lut Chau at 7am. Police said the head of the human smuggling operation managed to escape. 'Investigation showed that they flew to the mainland and were then smuggled to Hong Kong from Shenzhen to work illegally here,' the officer said. 'We believe that they were required to pay ...

  6. $5m in goods seized on cargo vessel

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A joint police and customs taskforce intercepted a mainland-bound cargo vessel carrying $5 million of smuggled goods in two containers. The seizure occurred on Thursday off Lung Kun Chau west of Hong Kong. The goods included 11 photographic development machines and 3,012 boxes of photographic paper and rolls of film. Eight mainland men aboard the vessel were ...

  7. Record $11m haul of pirated discs seized in warehouse raid

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... was discovered after customs officers spent 10 days following the alleged mastermind of a syndicate which smuggled the pirated copies into Hong Kong through courier companies. It is understood the haul ... Mr Lo said the syndicate, which had been operating for about six months, smuggled the pirated discs from an Asian country and brought in cases and covers with high-quality printing from ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gang in court over record cigarette haul A gang that allegedly smuggled more than $13 million worth of cigarettes from the mainland will appear in the District Court today. A Customs Department spokeswoman said it was the biggest land cigarettes smuggling case it had cracked. Customs arrested eight men, aged between 25 and 47, last year. More than 9 million cigarettes- including ...

  9. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South Korean media reported earlier that they were members of a Dandong-based smuggling group and were on a ship on the Yalu River. Cross-border smuggling has been rampant, especially along ...

  10. Indonesian drug mules' journey ends in HK jail

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of a 58-year-old man to 14 years in prison for drug smuggling. Tio Keng Boen was one of three Indonesian men sentenced by Deputy High Court Judge Stephen Geiser in the Court of First Instance to 14 years behind bars after pleading guilty to a single charge each of drug trafficking, over an attempt to smuggle almost 3kg of Ice from Shenzhen to Jakarta via Hong Kong. Tio, along with Alwi Tjong, 55, ...




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