Colombia Arrests 3 Persons on U.S. Extradition Warrant for Wildlife Trafficking

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Friday, August 12, 2022
Bruce Zagaris

On July 8, 2022, the Colombian Attorney General announced that, through the Specialized Unit against Human Rights Crimes and with the National Police, it succeeded in arresting three persons whose extradition the United States has requested for transporting skins of exotic animals and endangered species.[1]

[1]    Attorney General of Colombia, Arrested with the End of Extradition Allegedly Responsible for Sending Illegally to the U.S. Leather Goods Made from Skins of Animals of Endangered Species (Fiscalia de Colombia), Capturados con Fines de Extradicion Presuntos Responables de Enviar Ilegalmente a Estados Unidos Productos de Marroquineria Elaborados con Pieles de Animales en Peligro de Extincion), Boletin 44951, July 8, 2022.