46m3 of illegally transported lumber seized in Barreiras

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August 7, 2020 - Bahia, Brazil

The Federal Highway Police (PRF) seized 46.38 cubic meters of lumber during inspection at kilometer 800 of highway BR-242 on August 6. The volume transported was higher than that declared in the documents presented, which made the DOF invalid. The cargo left Porto Velho (RO) and was destined for the Alagoas city of Arapiraca.

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46m3 of illegally transported lumber seized in Barreiras

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