Thursday, November 26, 2009

Hundred of BlackBerry from Honkong is Confiscated by the Customs

Custom officer of Airport in Tuban Bali confiscated 120 units BlackBerry smuggling phones from Hongkong.

According to the head of Enforcement and Investigation Section of Ngurah Rai Airport Customs, Bagus Endro Wibowo, the confiscated BlackBerry is come from Hongkong. This smuggling is gone through DHL.

”There was hundred of BlackBerry which were confiscated. But after we investigated its receiver name and address is not clear,” he said.

In that confiscation, the Customs party succeeded secured two packets filled with 120 BlackBerry, it was varied from bold for 45 units, 35 units of 8520, BB 9550 for about 15 units also 25 units of Gemini. There was also Chinese hand phone who similar in appearance with Blackberry with XP Mobile type for about 10 units.

In his statement, there are two different names in it’s the receipt. They are Richard More and Jack Nicholas with same address that is at Kuta Paradiso Hotel, Kartika Plaza Street Kuta Bali.

The second packet was for Mr Tsang at RM 1303 New Trend GR 704 Prince Edward Jan Po Kong KLN Hongkong. From that receipts also recorded stuffs wanted to be delivered was stationery.

He added, this smuggling mode can be considered as the newest one, the name and the deliverer made in fictitious.

”We got some difficulty in searching for the receiver of these goods,” he said.
That smuggling BlackBerry is estimated worth for about Rp 517 million. This smuggling cause state losses for around 100 million.

News by Berita Bali