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  1. 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 ...

  2. Xinjiang, HK at forefront of battle over illicit drugs

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the deputy head of the Customs Department's anti-smuggling bureau, said. 'The most common drug trafficking route today is 'west in, east out'. The drugs come in mainly through ... drug trafficking.' Shenzhen and Hong Kong customs officers busted a big drug ring in December and another in April. The April bust was the biggest operation against ketamine smuggling ...

  3. Smuggled hi-tech goods seized at sea

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Smuggled electronic goods worth $40 million, including medical equipment and a fingerprint scanner, have been seized at sea while on their way to the mainland, customs officers said ... be smuggled by sea to the mainland. Mr Fong said the river-trade vessel was sighted off Yau Ma Tei. 'We then tailed the vessel both from land and at sea until it reached the waters off Lung Kwu ...

  4. Threefold leap in mainland smuggling to Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter More than 1,800 mainland visitors were arrested by customs officers last year in crackdowns against illicit goods ranging from counterfeit products to contraband cigarettes- three times the number of arrests in 2002. Only two individual tra ...

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    Hong Kong customs seize over HK$10m in illegal ivory

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 02:57pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Customs officials have confiscated HK$10.6 million worth of ivory in a cargo from Africa, in the third large seizure of the banned product in three months, they said on Friday. Officers discovered the 779 pieces of elephant tusk, weighing abo ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    150 elephants died for ivory load seized at port in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Customs' third big seizure in a year underlines a disturbing trend of growth in Asian demand 150 elephants died for ivory load Customs officers have made the third large seizure of ivory in a year as poachers in Afr ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    Customs seize HK$2.7m weapons haul bound for India

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Jennifer Ngo

    ... check on prohibited items in order to beef up its effort to crack down on international smuggling activities." A police spokeswoman said the force is not involved in the investigation. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    10 suspected milk formula smugglers arrested

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... The continuing crackdown on cross-border baby formula traders has seen 10 people arrested in two days for allegedly smuggling 110 tins of milk powder, customs chiefs said yesterday. All 10 suspects, aged from 26 to 50, were from Hong Kong. Customs chiefs believe three smuggling syndicates were smashed in an operation which began on Friday. More arrests could be made. It is the first ...

  9. HK$32m haul of illicit cigarettes

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Customs officers have seized HK$32 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in two containers from Guangzhou bound for Malaysia. The haul was the largest seizure of cigarettes ... Investigation head Chiu Bit-yuen said the department would ask its counterparts on the mainland and in Malaysia to help track down the ringleader and core members of the multimillion-dollar smuggling ...

  10. Tourist looking at an extended stay

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... smuggling ketamine from India. ...




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