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  1. 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 ...

  2. Gun-smuggling ring broken up

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Mainland authorities have broken up a criminal ring that smuggled dozens of firearms into the country from Southeast Asia despite some of the world's ... smuggled the first contraband into Yunnan province in 2010. Two men from Guangxi and Heilongjiang are accused of helping him to smuggle firearms into the mainland in April and September last year. ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Six arrested near for smuggling Six mainland men, aged 25 to 41, were arrested for smuggling after marine police stopped a fishing boat on Sunday. Police confiscated goods, including hard disks, with an estimated value of HK$10 million. ...

  4. Airport worker held over people smuggling

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Immigration officers yesterday arrested an airport worker, 34, linked with the smuggling of mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada- including a young man disguised with a mask ... the gang had smuggled around 10 people who each paid around 300,000 yuan (HK$351,000). ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Boy tells of torture by gang after smuggling drugs to Sydney

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A 15-year-old Hong Kong boy who smuggled millions of dollars of methamphetamine into Australia was tortured by gangsters after some of the drugs went missing in Sydney, a court was told yesterday. He said that when he returned home he was stuffed in the boot of a car, driven to the mainland and forced to smuggle more drugs. The teenager- testifying against three alleged ...

  7. Man-in-the-mask people-smuggling gang busted

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Police today announced the arrest of seven people in connection with the smuggling of mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada, including a young man who boarded a plane in October ... each of the gang's clients paid around 300,000 yuan (HK$351,000). He estimated the gang had smuggled around 10 people. The passenger who flew in disguise claimed refugee protection ...

  8. Two caught smuggling cigarettes

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A truck driver and another man have been arrested after customs officers seized contraband cigarettes worth HK$13.7 million hidden in a container on board a mainland cargo vessel on Tuesday. The seizure was made after the vessel arrived from t ...

  9. 39 held in money laundering raids

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police have arrested 39 people and frozen suspected triad-related income of HK$10 million in raids against money laundering activities in the New Territories. Three cars, HK$350,000 in cash and a number of computers were also seized. Two triad groups were alleged to be involved in human smuggling, illegal bookmaking, selling contraband cigarettes and loan sharking. ...

  10. Smuggling racket

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An investigation by Post Magazine and wildlife trade monitoring group Traffic has revealed a smuggling network through which Hong Kong and mainland crime syndicates have imported more than HK$4 billion of endangered shellfish to Hong Kong in the past nine years. Beige abalone from the South African Cape can sell wholesale for more than HK$16,000 a kilogram in Sheung Wan. Cape ...




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