Beijing customs busts frozen seafood smuggling ring

BEIJING, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Beijing customs on Tuesday cracked a frozen seafood smuggling case involving more than 200 million yuan (28.8 million U.S. dollars).


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Fifteen suspects were caught, and more than 20 tonnes of frozen seafood were seized, according to the authority.

Beijing customs received a tip-off last year that a smuggling ring had been smuggling frozen shrimp and fish from to China.

Further investigation is underway.