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Over 2,000 Animals Seized in Colossal Wildlife Smuggling Bust
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife trafficking, Wildlife smuggling, wildlife trade, prevention of wildlife loss, harsh penalties, investigations, Endangered Species, stronger protection, animal welfare laws )

- 481 days ago -
More than 2000 animals were seized and 29 people arrested this week as the result of an investigation by the Spanish Guardia Civil, supported by Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency. The individuals apprehended were from major organized cr
Domenico Scala: Fifa's Independent Audit Committee President Resigns
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Football /Soccer, FIFA, Investigations )

- 1070 days ago -
Domenico Scala, Fifa's head of auditing and compliance, has resigned in protest at reforms at the governing body of world football.
Panama Papers: US Opens Criminal Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: Panama Papers, Investigations, USA )

- 1094 days ago -
The US Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into tax avoidance schemes exposed by the Panama Papers.
One Commando Had Four Legs; A Dog Reportedly Was Part Of Bin Laden Raid
Offbeat  (tags: investigations, military dog, bin laden raid, german shepherd? )

- 2907 days ago -
We shouldn't neglect to mention the reports that along with the 78 or so humans who took part in the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound this week, there was a highly trained canine on the team.
Blood Sports More Prevalent Than People Think
Offbeat  (tags: undercover, investigations, animal fighting, horrific cruelty, blood, animal victims )

- 3048 days ago -
Although dog fighting and cockfighting--collectively known as blood sports--are illegal in the U.S., people continue to participate in this brutal sport for entertainment. Animal fighting is one of the most horrific forms of animal cruelty, and perhaps
These Examination of the Death of Tiger Sent to the Police Station Khasan
Offbeat  (tags: amur tiger killed, investigations, khasan police department, cirminal proceedings )

- 3075 days ago -
Forensic zoological research into the causes of death tiger was held on Wednesday, the materials sent to the Khasan police department for criminal proceedings, the press service of the Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia on Thursday.
Professional Hunters and Vets Arrested in Swoop on Rhino Poaching Syndicate in South Africa
Offbeat  (tags: investigations, raid, team work, rhino poachers, arrested, vets, south africa )

- 3123 days ago -
In an early morning raid a joint task team comprising of members from SANparks (South African National Parks), South African Polica and other conservation authorities, has yielded a significant success in relation to rhino poaching.
More Da Lat Elephants Lose Their Tails
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, cruel, da lat, tails cut, elephants, investigations )

- 3150 days ago -
Two elephants in the central highlands resort town of Da Lat had their tails illegally cut Tuesday in the third such case reported in the province over the past four months.
Lawyer Goes Undercover in Africa's Ivory Market
Offbeat  (tags: undercover operations, investigations, lawyer, africa ivory market, elephants, massacred )

- 3154 days ago -
When Westport lawyer Ken Bernhard got his master's degree in criminal law, he had no idea the skills he learned would help him save wild elephants from illegal poaching in east Africa
NBC 4 Investigates: How Could Owner Reclaim 17 Seized Pit Bulls?
Offbeat  (tags: animal cruelty, mistreated pit bulls, puppies, released back, claimed, investigations )

- 3266 days ago -
A Central Ohio man whose dogs were seized reclaimed 14 puppies right before they were going to be given to a rescue group. John Peterman was arrested on several felony charges, including drug possession and breaking vicious animal laws in Whitehall.
Unidentified Mosquito Species Killing Livestock
Offbeat  (tags: undentified mosquito, mystery, killing livestock farm animals, investigations )

- 3389 days ago -
According to reports, sheep, cattle and chickens have died after being stung by the unidentified species. Humans have also been stung although no human fatalities have been reported.
Beehive Crime-Wave Sweeping UK
Offbeat  (tags: bees, honey, crinme, bee hives, stolen, uk, investigations )

- 3604 days ago -
Did you know that bee hives all over the UK are being stolen? The latest incident has been 11 hives run by royal beekeeper Murray McGregor in West Lothian, Scotland. The hives, worth £5,000 were destined to produce honey for Prince Charles´s Royal Duchy

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