Northeast Region Features
Conserving the Nature of America

A photo of a rhinocerous
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agents exposed an international illegal wildlife trafficking ring.
Credit: Karl Stromayer/USFWS

Rhino Smuggler Arrests in New Jersey, New York

Thanks to the work of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service law enforcement officers, alleged rhinoceros horn smugglers been arrested and charged in New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Arrests were also made in Miami as part of “Operation Crash,” a nationwide effort led by the Service and the Justice Department to investigate and prosecute those involved in the black market trade of endangered rhino horns.

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2012 YouTube Video about Operation Crash

Published on: Thursday, February 14,2013

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