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Chinese luxury goods e-retailer arrested on smuggling charges: Reports

Ji was accused of buying designer clothing from Europe and having it shipped to Hong Kong

AP  |  Beijing 

Ji Wenhong of xiu.Com was extradited from Indonesia
Ji Wenhong of xiu.Com was extradited from Indonesia

Chinese news reports say the founder of an online has been charged with smuggling goods into by having travelers pretend they were personal belongings.

The news reports today said of xiu.Com was extradited from Indonesia to face charges of smuggling goods worth a total of 438 million yuan (USD 65.5 million) into while failing to report their true value.


The reports said Ji was accused of buying designer clothing from and the United States and having it shipped to Hong Kong. They said the company then arranged for travelers to carry it to the mainland in their baggage.

First Published: Mon, August 21 2017. 11:29 IST
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