Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout
Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong customs seized HK$4.6 billion in dirty money in 2020, as launderers were forced to adapt to Covid-19

  • The haul was the most recovered since 2016, when local officials busted a HK$5.9 billion laundering case
  • Last year also saw 38 suspects arrested on suspicion of washing criminal proceeds, twice as many as 2019

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout
Customs seized €250,000 hidden in parcel declared to be food at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint last February. Photo: Handout
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