Five mainlanders found locked in illegal factory Five mainland travellers allowed themselves to be locked inside two industrial units in Tsuen Wan where they allegedly made and packaged pirated copies of software, computer games and music discs. Customs officers discovered the illegal workers when they raided the premises and seized pirated goods worth $2.62 million. The five mainlanders, aged between 18 and 38, were believed to have worked in the units for up to a month. They were being held for questioning last night. Video-piracy suspects arrested in raid on shops Customs officers have uncovered a pirated-videotape rental operation run out of a shop in the Uny department store in Taikoo Shing. The shop was among five raided by customs officers in their latest anti-piracy crackdown. Eight people were arrested, including a Japanese businessman and a Japanese student, and 26,000 pirated videotapes were seized. Recycling scheme for unwanted CDs launched A green group has begun Hong Kong's first recycling plan for unwanted compact discs. The group estimates there are at least 80 million unwanted discs in the city. The group has lined up a company to collect the CDs, which will be shredded and taken to a recycling plant in Dongguan.