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Customs officials noticed that her torso seemed to be out of proportion with her arms and legs. Reuters/Regis Duvignau

A woman was busted trying to smuggle more than 100 iPhones into China by strapping them to her body under her clothes.

According to Chinese news site XMNN, the woman was allegedly attempting to sneak 102 iPhones and 15 Tissot watches into mainland China from Hong Kong where iPhones are less expensive.

Customs officials in Shenzhen, a port of entry from Hong Kong, said they noticed that the middle-aged woman was wearing a cardigan over her short-sleeved blouse despite the hot weather and had some suspicious bulges on her body.

They said her torso seemed to be out of proportion with her arms and legs, which were "relatively slim".

The officials asked her to pass through a metal detector which set off the alarm. After searching the woman, they discovered that she had strapped four layers of iPhones of various models around her body, along with 15 luxury watches.

Officials noted that the woman was carrying over 40 pounds of extra weight.

The custom officials did not specify the models of the device or the total value of the haul. They also did not specify if the devices were authentic or knock-offs.

This isn't the first time someone has attempted to smuggle iPhones into mainland China from Hong Kong.

In January 2015, a man was arrested for trying to sneak in 94 iPhones taped to his body. In March the same year, another man was caught with 126 iPhones strapped around his waist and another 20 iPhones taped to his legs.