Smugglers use high-speed boats to transport goods from Cambodia to Chau Doc city in An Giang province (Photo: tuoitre.vn)

Smugglers take to waterways

Cross-border smugglers are transporting goods from Cambodia to Mekong Delta provinces by using boats during floods.
 

Branded clothe smugglers face prosecution in HCMC

The Investigation Agency under Ho Chi Minh City Police Department on July 24 completed investigation and proposed the city Supreme People’s Court to prosecute three people for  smuggling branded clothes.
Rampant smuggling along Cambodia-Vietnam border

Rampant smuggling along Cambodia-Vietnam border

Smugglers are flourishing along the southwest border of Vietnam, blatantly bringing in commodities like sugar, cigarettes and wine into the country via Cambodia, to rake in profits during the Tet Lunar New Year.

Police nab more cigarette smugglers

The Ho Chi Minh City Police yesterday caught two men red-handed while they were handing over 8,400 foreign cigarette packets to 41-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Hoa in Go Vap District.
Illegal rotten meat trade runs rampant in VN

Illegal rotten meat trade runs rampant in VN

Despite efforts to crack down on illegal imports of rotten meat into the country, officials say smugglers are always one step ahead. Animal organs can fetch traders high prices in Vietnam, and loopholes in policies to encourage cross-border trade have only worsened the problem.
Police arrest ivory smugglers

Police arrest ivory smugglers

Thanh Hoa Police detained two men who are suspected to smuggling 17 elephant tusks Thursday morning.  Vietnam has banned trade in elephant tusks since 1992
City Targets Counterfeiters and Smugglers

City Targets Counterfeiters and Smugglers

The city’s Market Management Unit has begun to carry out closer supervision of factories and markets to prevent counterfeiting, smuggling and the production of unhygienic foods as the end of the year approaches.