The rangers got light sentences for their clean record and good family background
The company failed to produce papers for nearly 1.6 cubic meters of rare wood
Many officials have ignored or even colluded with those responsible for the deforestation
Case opened after a Facebook user posted photos, video of illegal loggers who claimed they had paid forest rangers
At least 500 cases of deforestation have been uncovered this year in Lam Dong Province
The case was discovered by residents of a Central Highlands village in April
More than 500 case of illegal logging have been caught so far in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
The wood could earn the official US$4,600 on the black market
Forest rangers have been accused of doing nothing
The video suggests that forest rangers have been bribed
The ranger escorted the truck to help it pass through checkpoints
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