Thirty-four tonnes of American ginseng worth more than HK$47 million was seized and seven people arrested by Hong Kong authorities on Thursday. Photo: TVB News

Biggest ginseng seizure in Hong Kong history nets HK$47 million of traditional medicine from seagoing smugglers

  • Police and customs swooped when they spotted a fishing vessel transferring more than a thousand boxes to speedboats off Lantau Island
  • Seven men aboard the larger ship were arrested, though officials were unable to intercept the speedboats as they headed for mainland China
Topic |   Hong Kong police
Thirty-four tonnes of American ginseng worth more than HK$47 million was seized and seven people arrested by Hong Kong authorities on Thursday. Photo: TVB News
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