Lucrative, easy and on the rise: Animal smuggler warns of growing black market in native animals

Lucrative, easy and on the rise: Animal smuggler warns of growing black market in native animals

Updated May 15, 2018 15:20:04 Photo: Lizards seized by Border Force in a smuggling operation. (Supplied: Rick Dawson) A prolific animal smuggler, convicted of poaching animals for the black market, says Australians would be horrified if they knew how many animals are dying while being smuggled to cashed-up collectors in …

Fugitive drug smuggler who lived in Australia under fake name jailed in US | US news

A Californian drug smuggler and fugitive who lived under an assumed identity in Australia for almost 30 years has been sentenced to three years in jail by a San Francisco court. Peyton Eidson, 74, was the head of a major marijuana smuggling operation using an ocean-going freighter to ship 18,000kg …