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Assets of "groenewald gang" seized in raid | VictoriaFalls24

From : Rhinoconservation.org

10 May 2012

Assets totaling approximately R55 million (US $6.8 million) belonging to rhino horn syndicate suspects Dawie Groenewald, Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis have been seized in a raid conducted by a joint team of the Hawks, SAPS, SANDF, the NPA, the Asset Forfieture Unit, and Department of Environmental affairs.

According to a statement issued by the South African Police Service (SAPS), it is believed that the assets were acquired via criminal activities.

The “Groenewald gang” is expected make another court appearance on October 19th of this year to face 1,872 charges ranging from illegal rhino hunting to racketeering, permit violations, illegal trade in rhino horn, money laundering, and violating the Biodiversity Act and the Act on the Prevention of Organised Crime.

Source: http://www.rhinoconservation.org (http://s.tt/1bjep)

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One Response to Assets of “groenewald gang” seized in raid

  1. far out there Reply

    May 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    good news.. lets hope for convictions!!

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