According to earlier investigations, a criminal organization worked with public servants from the INCRA institute of Amazonas to invade more than 9,000 hectares of public land – half of which was illegally logged and deforested.
Four arrest warrants and 22 search and seizure warrants were served in the cities of Rio Branco, Boca do Acre, and Manaus. Measures were also taken against farms in the municipalities of Lábrea and Boca do Acre.
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