Man paid $ 3 thousand 18 cobras e 12 lizards is fined R $ 100 one thousand

The animals were in poor condition, according to PF.
15/09/2017 16h41 - Updated 16/09/2017 15h04
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The Federal Police and the Internal Revenue Service seized, this Friday (15) in Guarulhos, 18 cobras e 12 lizards in the trunk of a passenger who disembarked international flight. According to the corporation, he had no documentation to bring wild animals to the country.

According to the Federal Police, the man of 38 years landed coming from Madrid flight, Spain, with a stop in Lisbon, in Portugal, and was selected in customs channels, located nonterminal 2 from the airport, by servants of the IRS for inspection.

"The wild animals were in poor condition, wrapped in women's socks and inside plastic pots ", says PF.

Federal police led the man to the police station, along with witnesses and a team of Ibama employees, for animal identification to be made and that it be heard.

According to the PF, he said, in testimony, who bought the animals for 800 euros - almost R $ 3 one thousand. He will be fined by IBAMA in R $ 100 one thousand

After, the Federal Police found, in search for the passenger's name on the Internet, he announces like animals through accounts in social networks.

The Federal Police claims to have carried out the arrest in the act of man by smuggling crimes, mistreatment of animals, introduction of animal species in the country without a favorable official technical opinion and license, receiving stolen goods and forgery

The prisoner will be taken to the state prison where he will be available to the Court, according to PF.

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