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Latest anti-illegal work raids net 17 arrests

04 November 2023

Illegal work includes selling on the street by visitors, including those from the Mainland

 A total of 17 people were arrested over four days (Oct 30 to Nov 2) in a series of territory-wide crackdown on illegal work. They comprised 13 suspected illegal workers and four employers.

During raids carried out by immigration officers, 319 locations were raided, including commercial buildings, construction sites, massage parlours, premises under renovation and restaurants.

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Twelve suspected illegal workers – three men and nine women aged 27 to 53 – were arrested. They included two women who hold recognizance forms as asylum seekers, which prohibit them from taking up work. Another woman is suspected of having used a forged HKID card in her possession.

Four suspected employers, two men and two women aged 35 to 56 were also arrested.

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In  a separate operation, a female Mainland visitor aged 51 was arrested for breaching her condition of stay by engaging in suspected illegal parallel trading activities at San Wan Road in Sheung Shui. She was found peddling mainly cosmetic products and healthcare products.

Anyone found to violate their condition of stay, including tourists who take up illegal employment, are liable to be prosecuted and upon conviction, sentenced to up to two years in ail and fined a maximum of $50,000.

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Illegal immigrants, overstayers or asylum seekers who engage in illegal work face a more severe penalty of up to three years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $50,000.

If the offender is found to have also used a forged HKID card or one that belongs to another person, the corresponding maximum penalty is $100,000 fine and 10 years' imprisonment.

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Employers face the direst sentence of up to $500,000 in fine and imprisonment of up to 10 years.

A mere failure to check a job applicant’s HKID card or valid travel document and make further inquiries about the person is likewise deemed as an offence for which the prescribed sentence is a maximum fine of $150,000 and imprisonment for one year.


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