30m3 of illegal lumber seized in Rondonópolis

Disclaimer: Map location is approximate. The events mapped and listed here do not represent crimes. While some of them are crimes, their mapping and listing on the Timber Risk-Map™ does not signify a crime has occurred. Instead, they are events that may represent a risk to buyers supply chains. The presence of a risk-event on this map or list does not imply guilt.

August 25, 2020 - Mato Grosso, Brazil

The Federal Highway Police (PRF) seized 30 cubic meters of lumber on BR-364 in Rondonópolis on August 24. When verifying the Document of Forest Origin, the PRFs found that the validity period had expired (08/07/2020), as well as there was a divergence between the vehicle that effectively carried out the cargo and the one authorized in the document. Thus, the document has no validity and consequently the cargo is considered illegal. The Mato Grosso PRF did not disclose the presumed species, point of embarkation, or destination.

Want more details? Want to view the location of this risk in relation to your supply chain?

30m3 of illegal lumber seized in Rondonópolis

Photo: PRF MT

Other risks in Mato Grosso:

Want to know the declared forest origin of a wood product? Or see the presumed timber harvest site?