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South Africa: Assets of ‘Groenewald Gang’ Rhino Horn Syndicate Suspects Seized in Raid

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Assets totaling approximately R55 million (US $6.8 million) belonging to rhino horn syndicate suspects Dawie Groenewald, Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis have been seized in a raid conducted by a joint team of the Hawks, SAPS, SANDF, the NPA, the Asset Forfieture Unit, and Department of Environmental affairs.

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South Africa: ‘Groenewald Gang’ Case Postponed for Fourth Time

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Nearly two and a half years after their arrest, South Africa’s notorious ‘Groenewald Gang’ has managed to delay justice for the fourth time.

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South Africa: ‘Groenewald Gang’ Expected Back in Court

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Safari operator, Dawie Groenewald, and his ten suspected accomplices are due to reappear in court in less than two weeks for charges stemming from their alleged operating of a large-scale rhino horn syndicate. More than a year and a half after their arrests, the fourth court appearance is fast approaching for a notorious South African […]

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Business as Usual for Game Industry Insiders Suspected of Rhino Crimes

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Perhaps one of the most disturbing elements of the South Africa’s rhino crisis has been the apparent involvement of people from the wildlife industry, including veterinarians, professional hunters, safari operators, and game capturers.

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M99: Veterinary Drug is a Killer in the Hands of Unscrupulous Individuals

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Rhino horn syndicates – typically involving ‘game industry insiders’ and their veterinarian accomplices – have taken a liking to M99, as it has increased the efficiency of their brutal, profit-seeking, criminal activities.

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South African ‘Groenewald Gang’ Expected in Court Tomorrow

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The high-profile South African rhino horn syndicate case involving game farmer Dawie Groenewald, and veterinarians Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis is expected to resume on September 30.

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South African ‘Groenewald Gang’ Rhino Horn Syndicate Case Postponed Until September

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The state has been granted additional time to prepare its case against eleven rhino horn syndicate suspects. As expected, the high-profile South African rhino horn syndicate case involving game farmer Dawie Groenewald, and veterinarians Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis, has reportedly been postponed until September. The eleven suspects will face a litany of charges, […]

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Postponement Expected in South African ‘Groenewald Gang’ Rhino Horn Syndicate Case

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South Africa’s high-profile rhino horn syndicate case could be delayed. South African media sources have reported that the high-profile South African rhino horn syndicate case involving game farmer Dawie Groenewald, and veterinarians Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis, is likely to be postponed. The eleven suspects are charged with assault, fraud, corruption, malicious damage to […]

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Court Date Approaches for South African ‘Groenewald Gang’ Rhino Horn Syndicate Suspects

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Revisit the shocking events that exposed the world’s most famous (alleged) rhino horn syndicate. The much-anticipated court date of South Africa’s “Groenewald gang” is now just a few days away. On Monday, April 11th, at least eleven alleged rhino horn syndicate members, including game farmer Dawie Groenewald and veterinarians Karel Toet and Manie du Plessis, […]

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Another Rhino Killed on Private Farm in Limpopo Province, South Africa

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A young rhino was killed on a Limpopo farm. The discovery of a fourth rhino killed in Limpopo Province within the past week brings South Africa’s death toll to at least 83 for the year. As with the others, this four-year-old rhino’s horns had been stolen. According to South African media reports, the latest tragedy […]

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