Cambodian official acquitted in trial that exposed monkey-laundering scheme

Long-tailed macaques living in the mountains of Cambodia's Battambang provincePHNOM PENH — On March 22, a jury in Miami, Florida, found Cambodian forestry official Kry Masphal not guilty of conspiracy and smuggling in relation to allegations that he was involved in exporting wild-caught monkeys to the United States and falsely labeling them as captive-bred. Masphal, the director of the Cambodian Forestry Administration’s Department of […]

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