© WWF / James Morgan

On the case:Identifying corruption by reviewing wildlife crime court cases

© WWF / James Morgan


Published 2 March 2022


Corruption, wildlife crime, and court cases

Thoroughly investigating corruption in a wildlife crime court case can disrupt organized criminal groups to a greater extent by potentially identifying higher-level individuals for investigation, arrest, conviction, and appropriate sentencing. 

On the case: Identifying corruption by reviewing wildlife crime court cases in southern Africa

Report author(s):
Dominique Prinsloo, Sacha Riley-Smith, James Stevens

Publication date:
March 2022


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