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Companies hiring ‘tens of thousands” to write fake reviews

Companies have been recruiting “tens of thousands” of people to post fake reviews onli…


Operation Goalkeeper World Cup haul so far worth $15 million

In a sting aimed at FIFA World Cup fakes, Hong Kong Customs’ Operation Goalkeeper has so…

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How cuts to China’s import tariffs will impact Hong Kong retail

China’s import tariffs for apparel, footwear and headgear, kitchen supplies and fitness …

Genuine Fakes

Macau Customs raids two stores selling counterfeit goods

Macau Customs officers have arrested five local residents after busting a luxury goods cou…

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Territory-wide counterfeit phone blitz by Hong Kong Customs

A territory-wide Hong Kong Customs raid has resulted in arrests and netted 100 suspect cou…

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EPD fines noisy vegetable stalls  

The Environmental Protection Department (EPD)​ has fined two vegetable stalls for using …

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Goods seized, two arrests in Hong Kong Customs raid

Items worth about $12,000 have been seized and two arrests made in a Hong Kong Customs rai…

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Workers fined for Sogo Department Store noise

Overnight renovations at Sogo Department Store have cost workers $30,500 in fines for nois…

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Taobao stays on counterfeit blacklist

Taobao has made the USTR counterfeit blacklist again for selling suspected counterfeits.

Digital Hijack

C&ED warns of seized goods scam

Hong Kong Customs & Excise Department (C&ED) has found online promotions for aucti…


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