The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) announced today that they have arrested eight suspects connected with the trafficking of pangolin scales and ivory from Nigeria.
Joint operation with Nigeria Customs Service leads to four arrests, seizure of 839.40 kg of pangolin scales and 145 kg of elephant ivory
Acting on local intelligence, the Nigeria Customs Service conducted an operation in Awoyaya on 2 February 2022, arresting four suspects and seizing 839.40 kilograms of pangolin scales and 145 kilograms of elephant ivory.
World Pangolin Day 2021: The continuing threat of pangolin trafficking
In 2020, Wildlife Justice Commission investigators were offered staggering quantities of pangolin scales, raising concerns about a post-COVID19 surge in trafficking.
New report analyses unprecedented levels of pangolin trafficking, urging stakeholders to tackle it as transnational crime
Our new criminal intelligence analysis Scaling Up: The Rapid Growth in the Industrial Scale Trafficking of Pangolin Scales (2016-2019) has been published today on the run up to World Pangolin Day.
The Pangolin Crisis Fund and the Wildlife Justice Commission join forces to fight pangolin trafficking
The Pangolin Crisis Fund has issued a grant to the Wildlife Justice Commission in support of our investigations into the trafficking of pangolin scales.
No rest for pangolins: Trafficking rates spike while crime displaces to new regions
Commonly referred to as the most trafficked mammal in the world, the plight of the pangolin looks bleak.
Key Findings: Operation Phoenix
The document presents the key findings or our 18-months investigation into the village of Nhi Khe, Viet Nam. It also discusses the outcome of efforts we undertook to establish a dialogue with the governments of Viet Nam and China and outlines the steps we took on the path of activating justice against the criminal network that our team identified.