Tuesday, August 4, 2015   

Antiques dealer jailed for ivory smuggling
(05-28 19:01)

A Chinese antiques dealer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for masterminding an international operation that smuggled rhinoceros horn and elephant ivory from the US to China.
Zhifei Li, the owner of a Chinese company, admitted paying three American antiques dealers to help him smuggle items worth more than US$4 million, including 30 rhino horns. --RTHK   
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