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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Farrah Naz Karim
PUTRAJAYA: If you think you can hide a Ferrari among the boxes in your shipping container, or duck the duty on liquor by packing it in VCD boxes, forget it. The Customs and Excise Department has just bought hi-tech scanners that will spot your dodge in seconds. The scanners, which cost RM12 million each, can "see" what's inside the boxes. And each one can scan over 300 consignments a day.
Two scanners have been installed in Port Klang. Over time, more will be acquired and installed in major ports, including in Johor, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak.
Customs deputy director-general …