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Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected smuggled central processing units (with photo)

13 May 2017


Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 12) seized 735 suspected smuggled central processing units with an estimated market value of about $650,000 at Man Kam To Control Point.

Customs officers intercepted an outgoing lorry at Man Kam To Control Point for inspection yesterday evening and seized 735 central processing units inside the altered differential unit. The 42-year-old male driver was arrested. Investigation is ongoing.

Smuggling is a serious offence. Under the Import and Export Ordinance, any person found guilty of importing or exporting unmanifested cargo is liable to a maximum fine of $2 million and imprisonment for seven years.

Members of the public may report any suspected smuggling activities to the Customs' 24-hour hotline 2545 6182.

Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 12) seized 735 suspected smuggled central processing units with an estimated market value of about $650,000 at Man Kam To Control Point. (Opens a new window)
Hong Kong Customs yesterday (May 12) seized 735 suspected smuggled central processing units with an estimated market value of about $650,000 at Man Kam To Control Point.

 

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