18th September 2019 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Customs conducted an operation against the sale of counterfeit goods at a fair held at AsiaWorld-Expo and seized suspected counterfeit jewellery yesterday
Customs earlier received information alleging that counterfeit jewellery was displayed for sale at a booth of the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair held at AsiaWorld-Expo.
After investigation, Customs officers conducted a test-buy operation yesterday and successfully bought two suspected counterfeit bracelets. A batch of suspected counterfeit jewellery, including 40 bracelets and four rings valued at about $3,300 in total, were also seized at the booth.
During the operation, three company directors aged between 43 and 50 were arrested. Investigation is ongoing.