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Customs seizes counterfeit mobile phones and accessories worth HK$3mn

Hong Kong Customs seized about 4,400 items of suspected counterfeit goods with a total estimated value of about HK$3 million at Shenzhen Bay Control Point, Tsing Yi and Kwai Chung last week.
Officers on June 27 intercepted an incoming lorry at Shenzhen Bay Control Point and seized about 740 items of suspected counterfeit mobile phones inside. A 44-year-old male driver was arrested.

After follow-up investigation, officers took enforcement action on June 28 and 29 and raided an express courier service center in Tsing Yi and a logistics company in Kwai Chung.

About 3,600 items of suspected counterfeit goods, including mobile phone accessories, footwear and accessories, were further seized.

Initial investigation revealed that the batch of goods would have been transshipped to European countries. Investigation is ongoing and the arrested male driver has been released on bail pending further investigation.

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