Vietnamese pensioner nabbed at Saigon airport for smuggling leopard skins and elephant parts International

By Quoc Thang  &nbspMay 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7 Leopard skins were found inside the detained woman’s luggage. Photo by H.Q. The illegal haul was cleverly hidden in her luggage and worth an estimated VND2 billion ($88,000). A 65-year-old Vietnamese woman was detained at Tan Son Nhat International Airpoirt on Sunday for trying to […]

Lion fangs found in passenger’s sandals at Saigon airport International

By Anh Duy  &nbspMay 14, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7 Airport security also discovered items made from ivory and bundles of elephant tail hair in the latest incident. Airport security in Ho Chi Minh City caught a Vietnamese passenger attempting to illegally transport wildlife products on Friday. Dinh Van Tuyen, 41, was trying to board […]

Vietnam seizes ivory products, pangolin scales shipped from Africa International

Ivory accessories hidden inside a frozen salmon. Photo courtesy of Tan Son Nhat Airport Customs The illegal haul was hidden inside frozen salmon and tins of powdered milk. Customs officials in Ho Chi Minh City detained a Vietnamese woman on Thursday after finding ivory products and pangolin scales in her luggage. The 34-year-old woman landed […]