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  1. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    HK$60m of contraband electronics seized from ship on Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 18th 2013, 07:26pm by JOLIE HO

    ... Department's Syndicate Crimes Investigation Bureau. Despite the size of the haul, Lam said the department had not seen a rising trend of smuggling. The undeclared cargo included 4,200 cameras ... of the haul. "It is possible that some people or logistics companies collect illicit goods from local customers and then transport them to the mainland through their smuggling channels," Lam ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Students from Shenzhen exploited to smuggle goods across border

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Kids are being offered cash rewards to carry phones and electronic goods across border Traders use Shenzhen pupils to smuggle Cross-boundary pupils are being pestered by grey-market traders into smuggling goods across the border, a social service group recently revealed. In one case, according to International Social Service (ISS), a bus nanny ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Fishing boats in 'smuggle' 600 million litres of fuel

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.man@scmp.com 600m litres of oil- 3.8m barrels- smuggled to mainland using 'modified or enlarged fuel tanks' during seven months, court hears Fishingboats ... Authorities say Cheng formed the syndicate around 2009 to smuggle marked oil- diesel specified for use in industry or at sea- from Hong Kong to the mainland using the boats. It is illegal to use ...

  4. Travellers targeted in smuggling war

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will be subject to thorough inspection, under a Guangdong customs policy from Friday. The move is the latest step by authorities in the province to crack down on rampant cross-border smuggling. Hundreds ... such as cosmetics and wine to be taxed at 50 per cent. Analysts said the new measures were intended to boost domestic consumption by cracking down on 'ant smuggling' gangs and overseas shopping ...

  5. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures ... was not only the largest in Hong Kong but one that officials say was among of the largest internationally because detection of such smuggling is difficult. The delegation of eight South African ...

  6. 14 Hongkongers arrested in smuggling bust

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter At least 14 Hongkongers have been arrested by Shenzhen and Xian customs authorities along with 36 mainland suspects in a bust of six computer-smuggling gangs. Police also ... and electronic appliances to online shop owners. Cross-border smuggling between Hong Kong and Shenzhen is rampant because of the differences in tax rates on electronic appliances between the mainland ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Bare witness

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Donghuan Xu

    ... performing naked press-ups at scenes that have made the news- since 2003, when he did his first outside the seven-storey Red Mansion, built by Lai Changxing, in Xiamen. Lai's smuggling ring, ... in May on charges of smuggling and bribery. "I seldom rush to the scene when a news story first breaks," says Ou. "I'm not here for news photography. I often wait and see how ...

  8. Customs cracks HK$795 million bird's nest smuggling racket

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Shenzhen customs has busted a cross-border syndicate that allegedly smuggled 700 million yuan (HK$795 million) worth of bird's nests from Hong Kong and sold them to hundreds ... the bust as the biggest bird's-nest-smuggling case of the past six decades. The authorities arrested 19 people, most of them from two families in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. Police said mainland ...

  9. Diamond smugglers jailed in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng A Hong Kong-based cross-border diamond-smuggling racket has been broken up, with the Shenzhen authorities seizing 200 million yuan (HK$238.19 million) worth of precious stones. Swift justice has been meted out to three Hongkongers and 22 Indian nationals behind what is one of the largest smuggling operations of its kind. They were arrested between January and March ...

  10. letters

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... proposed letting people cross the border by car. Most citizens opposed it because the government didn't do enough consultation. The scheme may increase the crime rate because smuggling ...




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