Japanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photoJapanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photo
Japanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photo

Japan arrests Israelis found with US$17 million of gold from Hong Kong

  • Record bust comes amid warnings yakuza gangs have turned their attention to gold smuggling
  • Tax change has made gold more expensive in Japan than in nearby markets such as Hong Kong
Topic |   Japan
Japanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photoJapanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photo
Japanese authorities found 220kg of gold concealed in components for car suspension systems that arrived at Narita Airport. File photo
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