The total haul of 64 million cigarettes has an estimated street value of HK$180 million. Photo: May Tse
The total haul of 64 million cigarettes has an estimated street value of HK$180 million. Photo: May Tse

Black market cigarettes worth HK$180 million seized by Hong Kong customs in second-largest bust this year

  • Officers intercepted container trucks and seized some 64 million cigarettes last week
  • Smuggling syndicate said to have illegally imported cigarettes before repackaging them for overseas markets

The total haul of 64 million cigarettes has an estimated street value of HK$180 million. Photo: May Tse
The total haul of 64 million cigarettes has an estimated street value of HK$180 million. Photo: May Tse
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