“snaking”/ undercover police operation
Twenty-two Uber drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving without a hire car permit and third-party insurance in a three-week undercover police operation that ended with a series of raids across Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Lo, C., and Yau, C. (2017, May 23). 22 Uber drivers arrested in undercover Hong Kong police operation. South China Morning Post. Retrieved from
Very often, the work concerned, particularly the collection of information, has to be carried out by means of “snaking” operation.
Official Record of Proceedings. (2012, July 16). Legislative Council, HKSAR, p. 20177. Retrieved from