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Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Nabbed Through Digital Intelligence Found On Mobile Phones
Case Study

Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Nabbed Through Digital Intelligence Found On Mobile Phones

Based on data collected using Cellebrite technologies from phones taken during a sting operation, Thai police were able to finally arrest the mastermind of a smuggling ring dealing in poached rhino horns, tiger skins, pangolins, and other wildlife.

Key Challenges:

  • Collect data from mobile devices to uncover new leads to other wildlife trafficking syndicate members.
  • One of the devices required additional technical assistance from Cellebrite, whose technicians eventually helped collect the data successfully.

Digital intelligence solutions deployed:

  • UFED Touch2
  • Cellebrite Physical Analyzer