Customs officials found 625 kilograms of ivory after opening several packages declared as marble clocks destined for Vietnam
A major gang is being investigated for allegedly smuggling large consignments of ivory, including 1,493 kilograms seized in Vietnam in...
They were cut into pieces and sent as a gift to a man in HCMC from the Czech Republic
Owner is known as a major supplier of wildlife for restaurants in Hanoi
The consignment was headed for Mong Cai town near the border with China
Vietnam has banned ivory trade since the 1990s
Customs officers found two suspicious boxes on a Turkish Airlines flight
Foreign citizens from France, Germany, Burkina Faso, Mali and Cameroon were among the victims.
Earlier this year, in just one week, the dog team sniffed out four separate bags carrying ivory home.
Three people said they had been hired to carry the ivory from Angola to Vietnam
835 pieces of elephant tusks were hidden in bags of beans
French customs suspect they are part of an organized smuggling ring
Authorities also caught smugglers from Laos trying to bring ivory statues to Hanoi