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Raid reveals 1,800 smuggled smartphones

Raid reveals 1,800 smuggled smartphones

Customs authorities seized nearly 1,800 smuggled Huawei smartphones during a raid on Monday on a private residence in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district, a customs official said yesterday.

Oun Sovannara, deputy chief of the Phnom Penh branch of the General Department of Customs and Excise said the residence’s owner has been given seven days to pay the due taxes and fines or face court action.

He did not disclose the total taxes owed or the amount of the fine.

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