In the second incident a shipment originating from Lagos destined for Durban, and declared as ‘Hair Attachments’, was intercepted and found to contain 2 469 kg of illegal skin lightening cream with a value of R12.9-million. The shipment was detained.
Finally, SARS officers intercepted a shipment of 7 380 shirts valued at over R6.2-million declared as ‘Consolidation’ emanating from Hong Kong via Dubai and destined for Durban.
Upon physical examination the contents of the shipment were found to be branded football shirts suspected to be counterfeit. The shipment was detained for further investigation.