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December Report 2009

 Highlights

  • 4 operations carried out against 11 suspects.
  • Operations started against 4 international parrot traffickers in Douala – Littoral following the seizure of more than 300 parrots.
  • A network of 4 ivory dealers busted in Meyomessala – South Region.
  • An operation carried out against 2 dealers in Mamfe – South West for killing an elephant and illegally trading in the products.
  • A dealer arrested in Bazou – West Region for illegal detention of a chimp.
  • LAGA family goes for holiday.
  • LAGA annual objectives met with 1 case per week and 1 media piece per day.

 

November Report 2009

Highlights

  • A strong letter of support from 7 Ambassadors as LAGA faces threats in line of their work in wildlife law enforcement and the fight against corruption.
  • 3 dealers were sentenced this month.
  • A dealer, also a recidivist who threatened the team with his gun was arrested in Djoum – South Region for illegally trading in protected wildlife species.
  • LAGA holds a general meeting on how to tackle problems for a better functioning of the organization.

 

 

October Report 2009

Highlights

 

  • 3 big International Ivory Dealers arrested in Brazzaville after crossing over the river from Kinshasa – DRC following the continuation of replication in these 2 countries followed by a French TV crew.
  • A new PALF coordinator in The Republic of Congo.
  • 3 members of the network dealing in protected bush meat arrested in Yaounde-Center.
  • 2 ivory dealers arrested in Bengbis – South Region.
  • An ivory dealer arrested in Yaounde – Center Region following work done with an international investigator..
  • A total of 4 operations against 9 subjects carried out during this month.
  • 3 dealers were sentenced this month.

 

September Report 2009

Highlights


  • LAGA Activities replicated in the Central African Republic.
  • 2 principal International Ivory Dealers arrested in unprecedented operations in The Central African Republic.
  • About 1 ton of ivory seized during the bursting of an international ivory trade network in Douala – Littoral Region.
  • 4 dealers were sentenced this month.
  • A dealer, also a recidivist and threatened the team with his gun was arrested in Djoum – South Region for illegally trading in live primates other protected wildlife species.
  • Head of Legal Department makes a presentation on Internet wildlife trade during the Conference of the Interpol Wildlife Working Group in Brazil.

 

 

 

 

August Report 2009

Highlights

 

  • LAGA uncovered that a Senior Divisional Officer is involved in illegal trade in elephant products.
  • A principal Internet wildlife dealer arrested in Buea – South West Region.
  • A well known dealer arrested in Bengbis – South Region with a rifle and ammunitions.
  • 3 wildlife dealers convicted to serve 1 year imprisonment each for illegally trading in worked ivory.

 

 

 

July Report 2009

Highlights

 

  • A well known dealer arrested in Somalomo – East. Investigations show that a Gendarme officer supplies him arms and ammunition used for poaching.
  • A principal Internet wildlife dealer arrested in Bamenda – North West Region.
  • 2 dealers arrested in Bafoussam – West for illegally trading in leopard skins.
  • A dealer convicted in Douala – Littoral for illegally killing and trading in a chimp.

 

 

 

June Report 2009

Highlights

 

  • A network of 4 wildlife traffickers from Nigeria dealing in live primates busted.
  • 3 dealers arrested for killing 2 chimps and regularly trading in chimp meat.
  • 2 wildlife dealers convicted for illegally trading in leopard skins.
  • A total of 7 dealers arrested.

 

 

 

 

May 2009 Report

Highlights

 

  • Italian Director of a Logging Company arrested with 3 live chimps and 1 big fresh crocodile skin.
  • 2 ivory dealers arrested in Abong Mbang – East Region.

 

 

 

 

 

April 2009 Report

Highlights

 

  • International wildlife trafficker convicted in Limbe – South West Region.
  • 3 wildlife dealers sentenced in Mamfe – South West Region.
  • A website was launched on corruption within the NGO sector

 

 

 

 

March 2009 Report

Highlights 

 

  • 3 operations were carried out this month against 4 dealers.
  • A dealer trying to sell a full dead chimp killed in a reserve arrested in Douala  Littoral.
  • First prosecution in the Republic of Congo following the replication of LAGA activities.

 

 

 

 

February 2009 Report

Highlights

  •  3 operations were carried out this month against 3 suspects.
  • An Internet wildlife dealer engaged in regular trade arrested in collaboration with US authorities while trying to sell primate skulls and falsifying MINFOF Ministers signature.
  • 3 wildlife dealers belonging to a network convicted for illegally trading in a chimp.

 

 

 

January 2009 Report

 Highlights

  • 2 principal Internet wildlife dealers arrested tying to sell chimps to U.S.A using falsified
    government documents and CITES Permits.
  • A wildlife dealer is sentenced to imprisonment for illegally trading in a chimp.
  • LAGA family resumes work after 3 weeks Christmas holiday.



   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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