Hong Kong customs officers have confiscated HK$190 million worth of black-market cigarettes in the second-largest smuggling bust in two decades.   Photo: Handout
Hong Kong customs officers have confiscated HK$190 million worth of black-market cigarettes in the second-largest smuggling bust in two decades. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong customs officers seize HK$190 million worth of black market cigarettes in second-largest smuggling bust

  • Haul of 69 million cigarettes found hidden in seven cargo containers on board barge berthed in Yau Ma Tei
  • Customs officers arrested 49 people for being involved in storage, distribution and peddling of contraband cigarettes during two-week operation

Hong Kong customs officers have confiscated HK$190 million worth of black-market cigarettes in the second-largest smuggling bust in two decades.   Photo: Handout
Hong Kong customs officers have confiscated HK$190 million worth of black-market cigarettes in the second-largest smuggling bust in two decades. Photo: Handout
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