Illegal Boa Constrictor Trade in Australia

Between 2000 and 2010, over 150 boa constrictor snakes were either stolen, surrender or seized by Customs in Queensland and New South Wales. In addition, there were incidents where Customs seized 12 Burmese pythons in two parcel boxes that were sent from Sweden, and 29 corn snakes in two parcels boxes from the United Kingdom.

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Amount of Fines Given to Chinese Boats in South Korean Waters

Between 2007 and August 2011, the South Korean Coast Guard apprehended 1,887 Chinese boats that was illegally fishing in South Korean waters. The boats were fined a total of $23 Million for their illegal fishing, with each boat being fined an average of $25,183 to $50,367.

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