Customs has confiscated HK$130 million worth of illicit cigarettes. Photo: Felix Wong
Customs has confiscated HK$130 million worth of illicit cigarettes. Photo: Felix Wong
Crime

Hong Kong authorities seize HK$130 million worth of illegal cigarettes and arrest 3 in biggest bust for 20 years

  • Customs’ seizure of 405 million cigarettes this year, worth HK$1.1 billion in total, is now double the 2020 figure
  • Officials have stepped up operations over festive period to target cigarette smugglers trying to avoid paying duty

Topic |   Crime
Customs has confiscated HK$130 million worth of illicit cigarettes. Photo: Felix Wong
Customs has confiscated HK$130 million worth of illicit cigarettes. Photo: Felix Wong
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