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Cassia Seeds: Singapore Customs and Statement Wednesday

cassia seeds: Officials found a record 14.2 tons of the scales hidden among packets of frozen beef on April 3, according to CTV. Five days later, they found 14 more tons in 474 bags in another container. The scales, which were found in shipping containers, have been linked to four species of pangolins native to Africa. The National Parks Board, Singapore Customs and the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority said in a statement Wednesday that the cargo was declared as cassia seeds. The sheer size of these two latest seizures is unprecedented and will undoubtedly prove a major setback to the traffickers concerned, said Richard Thomas of monitoring network Traffic. Both shipments were en route from Nigeria to Vietnam. ( As reported in the news.