90m3 of illegal wood seized in Manaus

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September 7, 2020 - Amazonas, Brazil

The Federal Highway Police seized 89.17 cubic meters in three separate incidents of illegal transport in Manaus between September 4 and 6th. The police, after inspection of the forest documents, found several indications of fraud, such as loading locations different from the one specified in the document, a quantity different from the measurement already considering the tolerance of environmental legislation, a company with indications of fraud in handling, and divergences between the species declared and the species in the physical cargo.

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90m3 of illegal wood seized in Manaus

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