A wildlife inspector tells kids about rhino horn. Credit: Bill Butcher / USFWS
Smuggler Gets 30 Months in Prison in Wildlife Trafficking Case
March 25, 2015
Arrested last year as part of Operation Crash, a continuing offensive to halt the illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns, Canadian antiques dealer Tony Guan was sentenced to 30 months in prison for smuggling rhino horn, elephant ivory and coral. Said Service Director Dan Ashe: "The illegal trade in rhinoceros horns is the number one threat to many populations of African rhinos ... But global law enforcement cooperation through avenues such as the Fish and Wildlife Service's Operation Crash is bringing people like Guan to justice."
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