More than 20 people were arrested in a four-month customs operation targeting online sellers of phoney designer goods. Photo: Nora Tam
More than 20 people were arrested in a four-month customs operation targeting online sellers of phoney designer goods. Photo: Nora Tam
Crime

Hong Kong customs officers arrest 22, shut down 17 webpages in fake designer goods operation

  • Officials also seized HK$1.8 million in counterfeit products as they went after swindlers riding high on a wave of online shopping triggered by Covid-19
  • Some of the phoney goods were sold during livestreaming sessions held late at night on social media to avoid detection

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More than 20 people were arrested in a four-month customs operation targeting online sellers of phoney designer goods. Photo: Nora Tam
More than 20 people were arrested in a four-month customs operation targeting online sellers of phoney designer goods. Photo: Nora Tam
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