U.S. Undercover Sting Operation Nets Major Traffickers of Endangered Species

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Thursday, October 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
10
425-426
Abstract: 
On September 14, 1998, the United States and Mexico achieved success when Mexico arrested Keng Liang “Anson” Wong, 40, a Malaysian businessman first indicted in the U.S. in 1992 for smuggling iguanas, lizards, and turtles into the U.S. The arrest of Wong and two other individuals resulted from a three-year investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service... [more]