EAGLE Briefings 2019

eagle-briefing-july-2019-public.pdf, 577.28 KB
  • 14 wildlife traffickers arrested in four countries
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 4 leopard skins in Cameroon
  • 3 traffickers arrested in two back to back operations in Senegal with a lion skin, a leopard skin and 24 crocodile skins
  • A trafficker arrested with 12 skins of threatened sitatunga antelope and 45 skins of other protected species in Benin
  • 4 traffickers arrested with 20 crocodile skins in Burkina Faso
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested in Burkina Faso with 2 tusks
eagle-briefing-june-2019-public.pdf, 475.58 KB
  • 22 wildlife traffickers arrested in 4 countries
  • A trafficker arrested in Cameroon with about 100 kg pangolin scales in a continued crackdown on the trafficking syndicate operating between Cameroon and the Central African Republic
  • 11 ivory traffickers arrested in Gabon in 4 operations, one of them a corrupt prison security officer
  • 5 ivory traffickers, including a local politician, arrested in Benin in two operations
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested with four tusks in Congo
  • 3 traffickers arrested with a leopard skin in Congo
eagle-briefing-may-2019-public.pdf, 572.97 KB
  • 15 traffickers were arrested in two countries
  • A corrupt policeman arrested with 5 lion skulls and other contraband in Cameroon
  • 4 ivory traffickers arrested including a corrupt prefet (prefect) in Gabon
  • 4 traffickers arrested with 100 kg of pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • 5 ivory traffickers arrested in two more operations in Gabon
eagle-briefing-april-2019-public.pdf, 574.29 KB
  • 17 traffickers arrested in 5 countries
  • A Cameroonian ivory trafficker holding a falsified ID arrested with 16 tusks in Gabon
  • 3 ivory traffickers arrested with 5 tusks of very young elephants in Cameroon
  • 4 big cats skin traffickers arrested in three operations in Senegal, with lion head skins and leopard skins
  • 3 more ivory traffickers and 2 leopard skin traffickers arrested in Gabon
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 3 tusks in Benin
  • An ivory trafficker arrested with 3 tusks in Congo
eagle-briefing-march-2019-public.pdf, 685.51 KB
  • 12 wildlife traffickers arrested in 5 countries
  • International criminal syndicate crashed in Cameroon, 4traffickers arrested with 73 ivory tusks and 1.7 tons of pangolin scales
  • A Chinese trafficker arrested with ivory in Senegal, 3 Senegalese traffickers arrested in follow up with 391 carved ivory pieces
  • 2 ivory traffickers arrested with 3 elephant tusks in Gabon
  • 2 traffickers arrested in Togo with 9 kg of ivory
  • An ivory trafficker arrested with two carved tusks in Côte d’Ivoire
  • LAGA signed a Collaboration Convention with Customs in Fighting Transboundary Crime. A breakthrough in establishing formal relations with Customs for the EAGLE Network
eagle-briefing-february-2019-public.pdf, 694.93 KB
  • 27 wildlife traffickers arrested in 4 countries
  • 14 ivory traffickers arrested in Congo in 3 operations
  • 3 Senegalese ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks in Gabon
  • 6 leopard skin traffickers arrested in Gabon in two operations
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 42kg pangolin scales in Cameroon
  • 2 traffickers arrested with a leopard skin and 3 crocodile skins in Benin
eagle-briefing-january-2019-public.pdf, 588.96 KB
  • 13 wildlife traffickers arrested in 4 countries
  • A notorious trafficker arrested with a lion skin and two leopard skins and many more skins. After being on the radar for 1.5 years, Abdoulaye Sanogo has finally been arrested. He is also an imam well known in his community.
  • 2 traffickers arrested and baby chimp rescued in Cameroon
  • 3 traffickers arrested with 9 tusks of very young elephants in Congo
  • 6 pangolin scales traffickers arrested in two operations in Cameroon
  • 2 traffickers arrested with 4 tusks in Gabon