A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP
A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP
Crime

Four Chinese arrested for smuggling glass eels in Spain-Portugal bust on ‘the biggest wildlife crime in Europe’

Nearly one fourth of the total European eel natural stock is smuggled past authorities every year, an expert said - making it ‘the biggest wildlife crime action in Europe’

Topic |   Crime
A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP
A member of Spain’s Guardia Civil works with some glass eels on Thursday after a smuggling bust brought down a criminal network that was profiting from smuggling them to Asia. Photo: Guardia Civil via AP
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