MAN ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF SMUGGLING 136 PEDIGREE CATS AND DOGS INTO HONG KONG

On 20 May, Coconuts in Hong Kong reported tha a 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling 136 cats and dogs into Hong Kong by sea in a speedboat.  Customs noted that the cats and dogs are young and pedigree, if smuggled into Hong Kong, they could have been sold for an estimated US$1,270 to US$1,910 each, and that it was also possible that the animals were orders made via online shopping. 

https://coconuts.co/hongkong/news/man-arrested-on-suspicion-of-smuggling-136-pedigree-cats-and-dogs-into-hong-kong/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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