Pangolins are the most trafficked mammals in the world. Operation Pluto investigates networks supplying pangolin scales with links from West Africa to Viet Nam.
Project Tag: wjc-investigations
During our Viet Nam investigation in 2016, we observed an alarming increase in the illegal tiger trade. Operation Ambush commenced in July 2016...
Operation Medusa resulted in an 18-month jail sentence for a major rhino horn trafficker in Viet Nam.
Operation Typhoon was an 18-month long investigation into the trafficking of ivory and rhino horn in Lao PDR.
The 18-month long Operation Phoenix produced a comprehensive 5,000-page Case File, exposing an industrial scale criminal hub of transnational wildlife trade in Viet Nam, being run from the small village of Nhi Khe.
A network of traffickers, who had been operating between Malaysia and China for more than twenty years, was shut down in 2017.