42m3 of illegal Cupiúba lumber seized in Costa Rica

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August 11, 2020 - Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

Environmental Military Police officers seized 42 cubic meters of Cupiúba lumber during an inspection on highway MS-306 in the municipality of Costa Rica on August 11. The Document of Forest Origin (DOF) did not include the travel itinerary, which makes the document invalid. The travel itinerary serves to prevent illegal timber from being removed from other places with the same DOF. The truck and wood belonging to a company in Caracaraí, Roraima. The company was fined R$ 12,700 or about US$ 2,300. The cargo was allegedly headed for the city of Adamantina.

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42m3 of illegal Cupiúba lumber seized in Costa Rica

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