The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout
The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong customs links surge in value of sea-smuggling seizures to Covid-19 travel curbs

  • More than HK$380 million worth of goods seized from maritime smugglers so far this year, a 138 per cent increase on figure covering all of 2019
  • Official says imposition of compulsory quarantine, checkpoint closures are fuelling smuggling market

Topic |   Crime
The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout
The latest seizure has pushed the total value of sea-smuggling seizures this year to HK$380 million. Photo: Handout
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