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  1. 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 ...

  2. Customs seize $48m in smuggled products

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a rise in demand. 'As the mainland's economy continues to grow, more goods are being smuggled in to satisfy demand,' said Mr Kwok. 'We'll step up our efforts in stopping them.' So far this year, Customs officers have seized about $300 million worth of goods that were being smuggled into the mainland through Hong Kong waters. ...

  3. Mainland textiles in for boost as quotas go

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... more than US$200 million of textiles smuggled into the US last year, including $130 million with fake documentation, said Ms Labuda. 'It's my opinion that 100 per cent ... of Chinese goods affected by US anti-dumping action, and I don't expect that to stop. We have seized quite a number of times a number of products smuggled into the US with fake documentation ...

  4. Customs smash smuggling case involving luxury vehicles

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.31pm: Customs officers have cracked a smuggling case involving two luxury left-hand-drive vehicles this week, a spokesman said on Friday. The spokesman said two used left-hand-drive vehicles, including a utility vehicle and a saloon car, were seized from a 40-foot container at Yaumatei Anchorage. The cars were worth $750,000. The container, declared ...

  5. Consul backs concerns over Macau bank

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau US Consul-General to Hong Kong James Cunningham yesterday stood by his government's allegation that Macau's Banco Delta Asia (BDA) had aided North Korean government agencies in illicit activities, including counterfeiting and ...

  6. Heroin haul seized at airport

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Customs officers seized a haul of heroin hidden in a wooden express cargo container at the airport, the first time such a drug-smuggling method has been discovered. The 620 gram haul, with a retail value of HK$400,000, came from Nepal via Singapore and reached Hong Kong on Wednesday. It was bound for Guangzhou. ...

  7. Tobacco executive suspended over probe

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Shanghai Industrial (Holdings) has confirmed one of its directors has been suspended following an ICAC probe into a multimillion-dollar cigarette smuggling case. Without ... Corruption arrested a senior Nanyang executive after he allegedly took $11.4 million in bribes to facilitate several smuggling syndicates' operations. The investigators said with the man's ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... correctional officers saw the attempted suicide and rushed to save him. He was admitted to Caritas Medical Centre in critical condition. customs seizes $3.5m in smuggled cigarettes Smuggled cigarettes ...

  9. Customs to focus on African drug mules

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... slipped through Hong Kong into the mainland before being caught by the anti-smuggling unit of Guangzhou's customs department. The drug courier was caught when the train from Hong Kong arrived in Guangzhou. He was among six African men and women arrested in the city since October by its anti-smuggling unit, which also seized 7kg of heroin. The other five had not entered Guangzhou from Hong ...

  10. Customs on alert after textile quotas reimposed

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... at control points in the past four weeks have seized 242,000 smuggled garments worth $5.4 million. The Custom and Excise Department said that in the first five months since the phasing-out of textile ... after textile export quotas were imposed on the mainland by the US and European Union. Customs yesterday said products seized in the raids were being smuggled in and out of Hong Kong ...




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