The 9.3 million cigarettes and 90kg of tobacco were found in a container that arrived in Hong Kong from Port Kelang in Malaysia via Singapore.
Criminal syndicates are reaping huge profits by smuggling mainland tobacco through Hong Kong into Britain, where it is sold at a 5,000 per cent mark-up, a government source says.
We hear about China's luxury market all the time, as all eyes are looking East. But things don't always run smooth when doing business on the mainland.
Wily vendors on Chinese-commerce site Taobao have been having a field day selling fake iPhone “signatures” to users of Tencent QQ, a popular instant messaging program.
After some prodding, Hermès agreed to comment on the subject of the large number of highly priced (seemingly) Hermès handbags on offer at discount shops around Hong Kong.
On the subject of the large number of highly priced (seemingly) Hermes handbags on offer at discount shops around Hong Kong, Hermes has agreed to comment. Well sort of. As I mentioned last week,...
Hero gets his reward
US car owners are being warned about counterfeit airbags, believed to come from China, which may fail to inflate, or even explode during an accident.
Scientists yesterday reported they had invented an invisible tag using the widely used "quick response" code to help thwart banknote forgers and criminals who sell bogus drugs or fake vintage wine...
The central government has pledged to combat fake and shoddy products by monitoring local governments' efforts to counteract them as part of their annual achievement appraisals.
Police seized billions of Hong Kong dollars in bogus US and Japanese bond certificates and arrested three suspects, following an immigration raid in Sheung Shui.
Nearly 200 mainland cities publicly destroyed tens of millions of fake and substandard goods yesterday as part of a major publicity drive intended to rein in the country's booming counterfeiting...