A CHIEF customs officer, two senior immigration assistants and an unemployed man accused of helping an illegal immigration racket appeared in Fanling Court yesterday. The 19 charges laid include counts under Section 161 of the Crimes (Amendment) Ordinance, which forms part of the Computer Crimes Ordinance gazetted on April 23. This is the first case to fall under the new legislation. The defendants are chief customs officer Lee Kang-sun, 41, senior immigration assistants Hung Hak-sing, 31, and Chan So-mei, 35, and Ng Wai-man, 35. Magistrate Mr Donald Christie transferred the case to the District Court for June 11. The charges refer to offences allegedly committed between December 1991 and May 19, this year and include eight concerning access to the Immigration Department's computer. No pleas were taken. Lee, Hung and Chan were granted conditional bail, while Ng was remanded in custody.