Thursday, July 31, 2014   

More young people selling fake goods online
(05-07 16:43)

The Customs and Excise Department on Wednesday expressed concern over a surge in the number of young people selling counterfeit goods on the Internet.
This came after its latest figures showed more than 30 percent of the people arrested in the first four months of this year were under 23, compared with 19 percent for the whole of 2013, RTHK reports.
The Divisional Commander of the Intellectual Property Technology Crime Investigation Division, Guy Fong, said that during the past three months, officers have stepped up enforcement action against the sale of fake goods online.
He said 45 people were arrested and more than 11,000 fake goods, worth about HK$1.12 million, were seized.
Fong said the youngest offender was only 14-year-old.   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Fiscal reserves down as of June (07-31 16:52)
Activists refuse bail extension (07-31 12:59)
Govt slammed over staff hiring (07-31 12:59)
Tam urges more signatures overseas (07-31 11:38)
Lee Cheuk-yan urges political party legislation (07-31 11:36)
Ebola safeguards announced (07-31 10:07)
Activists plan to refuse to renew their bail (07-30 18:59)
Ng not seeking new term as LegCo FC chair (07-30 18:58)
Civil disobedience more likely: Occupy Central (07-30 14:52)
Lawmakers asked to clarify donations (07-30 13:30)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.