EUROPE’S ILLEGAL DOG TRADE

On 21 April, OCCRP carried a report saying that few have heard of the illegal dog trade, but it is believed to rank among Europe’s fastest-growing illicit markets. It generates more money than the illegal human rogan trade, poses a greater risk to public health than the illegal wildlife trade, and kills more European animals than the illegal arms trade kills Europeans. It involves smuggling, tax evasion, market fraud, consumer fraud, animal abuse, and danger to individual and public health.

https://www.occrp.org/en/37-ccblog/ccblog/14263-the-canine-connection-europe-s-illegal-dog-trade

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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