Updated 8:01 am EST 04/30/2019 In December of 2017, more than 400 containers of wood products were seized in Manaus, … More
10 shell companies were incorporated for the purpose of simulating the transport of logs through the issuance of forest transport guides.
The state of Mato Grosso is the second largest producer of forest-grown hardwoods in Brazil. Five million cubic meters of … More
The illegal Ipe was laundered using forest credits coming from fraudulent forest management plans and shell companies. The credits for each cubic meter of Ipe can be sold for as much as $R 800 (US$ 215) on the black market.