Hong Kong Customs seized suspected illicit cigarettes worth about $270 million. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong Customs seized suspected illicit cigarettes worth about $270 million. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Hong Kong customs makes record haul of HK$222 million worth of illegal cigarettes

  • The nearly 78 million cigarettes uncovered are part of a wider haul totalling HK$270 million in operation against new smuggling syndicate
  • Criminal activities thought to be sparked by eased pandemic situation and rise of seaborne logistics operations

Hong Kong Customs seized suspected illicit cigarettes worth about $270 million. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Hong Kong Customs seized suspected illicit cigarettes worth about $270 million. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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