Hunting wildlife traders online

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  • Saturday, 04 Jun 2016

Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) president S.M. Mohamed Idris speaking on EPF at the CAP premises. Star pic by:CHIN CHENG YEANG/The Star/21-04-2015

GEORGE TOWN: Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has suggested that cyber crime units be set up and special monitoring programmes be implemented as part of efforts to end the illegal wildlife trade.

SAM president S.M. Mohamed Idris (pic) said wildlife traders in Asia had been conducting transactions internationally and had even turned to social media sites to evade detection.

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