842m3 of illegal wood products seized in Comodoro

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July 13, 2020 - Mato Grosso, Brazil

The Federal Highway Police (PRF) launched, between July 2 and 8, the third stage of Operation Caapora. The PRF seized 842 m³ of wood and charcoal. The inspections took place on BR-174, in Comodoro. Wood loads need to be accompanied by an invoice and document of forest origin or forest guide. Any irregularity between the documents or between them and the cargo, render the documents invalid and the cargo illegal.

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842m3 of illegal wood products seized in Comodoro

Photo: PRF MT