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01/12/2015 07:10 pm ET Updated Jan 12, 2015

This Man Tried Really Hard To Smuggle 94 iPhones Into China, Still Failed

Authorities in Hong Kong say they caught a man attempting to smuggle 94 iPhones into mainland China on Sunday by strapping the devices to his body.

Customs police clued into the man due to his odd gait and posture, reports China's People's Daily online, which, judging by photos taken by customs officials, was understandably impacted.

A routine search of the man's luggage produced no contraband, but he set off a loud alarm when he attempted to walk through a metal detector, The Independent adds.

iPhones seized from the man include the 5s, 6 and 6 Plus models, all of which are available for purchase in China. However, per CNBC, the smartphones retail for a lower price in Hong Kong than in mainland China. The International Business Times estimates this man's contraband was worth more than 300,000 Yuan, or $48,000.

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