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317 arrested in anti-triad blitz

Police arrested 251 men and 66 women aged 15 to 77 in an anti-triad blitz from March 21 to April 20.   Officers raided more than 150 locations across the city.   The arrests were for offences including claiming to be a member of a triad society, criminal intimidation, blackmail, wounding and drug trafficking.   […]

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Man arrested for trafficking

The Customs & Excise Department has arrested a 60-year old man after officers seized about 3.05kg of cocaine worth $ 3.16 million at the airport.   Customers officers yesterday found the drugs concealed inside four packs of salad dressing in the passenger’s luggage on his arrival from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Johannesburg, South Africa.   […]

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HK$23m online shopping scam: pastor and husband arrested

A pastor and her husband were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in an HK$ 23 million online shopping scam. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Man arrested for cigarette haul

Customs officers arrested a truck driver after seizing 96 cartons of illicit cigarettes worth $ 2.7 million and with a duty potential of $ 1.9 million, in Sau Mau Ping today.   The cigarettes were found in a lorry.   Officers arrested the 69-year-old man and seized the truck.   The cigarettes were sorted and […]

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Man arrested for trafficking

Customs officers have arrested a 35-year-old man for trafficking after they seized about 2.5kg of suspected methamphetamine, or Ice, worth $ 1.08 million found in his luggage.   They were clearing him at Shenzhen Bay Control Point when they found the drugs.   He will appear in Tuen Mun Magistracy tomorrow. Full News here – […]

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6 copyright violators arrested

Customs officers arrested six people yesterday at a children’s learning institute suspected of selling illegally copied books.    Officers seized about 500 full-colour copied books, three computers and three photocopiers, worth about $ 117,000 in total. They arrested one man and five women, aged 23 to 48, after they found suspected infringing soft copies on […]

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3 arrested for drug trafficking

Customs officers have arrested three women aged 28 to 34 at Shenzhen Bay Control Point for drug trafficking.   They stopped a car destined for the Mainland yesterday and found 3.2kg of heroin.   The drugs are worth $ 2.49 million. Full News here – news.gov.hk – News Ticker

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3 arrested for seafood smuggling

Customs officers have arrested three people for smuggling and seized a fishing vessel with 382 cartons of seafood worth $ 2.4 million in total.   Officers spotted the vessel leaving Tung Lung Chau last night and stopped it near the Ninepin Group islands.   About 1,900kg of lobsters, 1,400kg of geoduck and 4,300kg of salmon […]

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Woman arrested for drug sale

Police arrested a 43-year-old woman today for selling Slimup Extra – a slimming product containing undeclared and banned drugs.   It was being sold via a smart-phone app.   The Department of Health found the product contained two banned drugs, sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Sibutramine can increase cardiovascular risk while phenolphthalein can cause cancer.   Anyone […]

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7 arrested in counterfeit raids

Customs officers and Police have arrested seven people in Tsim Sha Tsui for selling counterfeit goods, and seized 1,156 items including leather goods, watches, sunglasses, pens, mobile-phone accessories and proprietary medicine, worth about $ 270,000 in total.   Officers raided three fake-goods storehouses, and two sales outlets selling counterfeit mobile-phone accessories.   They also found […]

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2 youths arrested in ketamine seizure

Customs officers seized 5.5kg of ketamine worth about $ 660,000 and arrested two men in a Mong Kok shopping arcade yesterday.   The men, aged 19 and 22, were charged with trafficking in a dangerous drug and will appear at Kowloon City Magistrates’ Courts tomorrow.   The maximum penalty for drug trafficking is life in […]

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2 arrested for drug smuggling

Customs officers arrested two women at the airport yesterday after seizing 4.1kg of methamphetamine worth $ 1.75 million.   They stopped the women, aged 18 and 22, and found the drugs in concealed compartments of their luggage.   They were about to depart for Auckland.   They will be charged with drug trafficking and will […]

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Hong Kong man arrested after attack on two newspaper executives

Police arrested a 30-year-old man today in connection with yesterday’s attack on two executives of a new Hong Kong newspaper. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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2 arrested for smuggling

The Customs & Excise Department has arrested two men aged 47 and 39, after 817 smartphones and 50 RAM chips worth $ 5.2 million were found inside false compartments in their trucks.   Customs officers stopped an outgoing truck on March 16 with an empty 40-foot trailer declared to be carrying no goods. They found […]

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Two suspected hitmen arrested over Kevin Lau attack returned to Hong Kong

Two suspected hitmen arrested on the mainland in connection with the attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to were returned to Hong Kong police on Monday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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