E-cig sellers smoked out

Vape products and devices being confiscated by the Health Sciences Authority on Feb 23, 2016.
Vape products and devices being confiscated by the Health Sciences Authority on Feb 23, 2016.PHOTO: HSA

To boost sales of e-cigarettes on his website, Mr Boo Yee Fong, who is in his 30s, held a lucky draw - the more people spent, the more chances they had to win.

He bought his supplies from vendors overseas and made a profit of about $12,000 before he was busted by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). The HSA also shut down his website.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 14, 2019, with the headline 'E-cig sellers smoked out'. Print Edition | Subscribe