The 5kg of gold bars which were seized in July 2017. Photo: Kyodo

Criminals smuggling gold into Japan concealed bars in aeroplane toilets as gangs grow more sophisticated in their tactics

Of the 294 gold smuggling cases detected in the year to June 2016, 135 originated in Hong Kong, 88 were from South Korean cities and 27 started in Singapore

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The 5kg of gold bars which were seized in July 2017. Photo: Kyodo
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