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2 traffickers arrested with more than 400 ivory pieces

Great arrest of two DRC traffickers that crossed the Congo river only to be caught by the PALF team with the Gendarmery. 7 big ivory statues, 3 raw ivory pieces, 260 chopsticks(!), 4 necklaces and more 111 other curved Ivory items. Also seized 3 leopard skins. A big seizure and an excellent operation with good abilities from PALF also showing the ramped unchecked illegal trade in Kinshasa.

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2 traffickers arrested with more than 400 ivory pieces

3 traffickers arrested with 14 kg ivory

A trafficker arrested with 14 kg ivory in Cotonou.

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3 traffickers arrested with 14 kg ivory

3 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

3 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks. Good woork of Conservation Justice and authorities.

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3 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

Carlos Bustamante, a Spanish wildlife criminal, arrested

Carlos Bustamante, a Spanish wildlife criminal, arrested. He had illegally rented a hunting reserve in a remote area, abounding in wildlife, where he had organized hunting expeditions for trophy hunters from all around the world, with no respect to any rules, for years.

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Carlos Bustamante, a Spanish wildlife criminal, arrested

A Senegalese ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

A Senegalese ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks. Good work of Conservation Justice with Gabonese authorities.

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A Senegalese ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

4 traffickers including a corrupt policeman arrested with 270kg of pangolin scales

4 traffickers including a corrupt policeman arrested with 270kg of pangolin scales in the capital city. Well organized ring was activating the pangolin scales illegal trade with a network of lower level traffickers and poachers in the south of the country.

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4 traffickers including a corrupt policeman arrested with 270kg of pangolin scales

6 traffickers arrested over 718kg pangolin scales

4 traffickers including a corrupt policeman arrested with 270kg of pangolin scales in the capital city. Well organized ring was activating the pangolin scales illegal trade with a network of lower level traffickers and poachers in the south of the country. They brought the pangolin scales in two cars, concealed in suitcases, knack sack and stuffed some in several spaces in the car, including under the carpets of the car and other hidden corners. On the way to the capital city, they bribed officers at a police check point to get the contraband through. The policeman tried to use his position to avoid arrest, he was even wearing police uniform at that moment, but he ended behind bars together with the other traffickers.

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6 traffickers arrested over 718kg pangolin scales

3 ivory traffickers arrested with two tusks

3 ivory traffickers arrested with two tusks. 2 were arrested in the act and shortly after they denounced third trafficker, a father of one of them. He was arrested a day later. Good work of Conservation Justice with Gabonese authorities.

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3 ivory traffickers arrested with two tusks

2 ivory traffickers, both Senegalese, arrested with 2 ivory tusks

2 ivory traffickers, both Senegalese, arrested in Gabon with 2 ivory tusks, cut in 4 pieces. Good work of Conservation Justice with the Gabonese authorities.

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2 ivory traffickers, both Senegalese, arrested with 2 ivory tusks

An International Pangolin Scales Trafficking Gang Dismantled

6 traffickers were arrested with more than 700 kg of pangolin scales in a crackdown on a syndicate involving DRC, CAR, Cameroon and Nigeria dealing in rhino horns and lion parts as well in connection to Vietnam.

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An International Pangolin Scales Trafficking Gang Dismantled

3 ivory traffickers with 8 ivory tusks

3 ivory traffickers, one of them retired military man, another one from Burkina Faso, arrested in the North of the country with 8 ivory tusks. They were arrested in the act, with the contraband carefully packed in a jute bag and concealed in a travel bag full of clothes to deceive the attention of the authorities. The retired soldier organized the transaction, he had been involved in ivory trafficking for years, he used to operate in several neighboring countries including Mali.

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3 ivory traffickers with 8 ivory tusks

3 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins

3 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins in the South of the country. The first one was arrested when attempted to sell the contraband in a hotel room. He denounced two more traffickers, who were arrested in their village immediately.

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3 traffickers arrested with 2 leopard skins