Killing for Profit is a terrifying true story of greed, corruption, depravity and ruthless criminal enterprise.
On the black markets of Southeast Asia, rhino horn is worth more than gold, cocaine and heroin. This is the compelling story of a two year long investigation into a dangerous criminal underworld. It is a tale of greed, folly and corruption, and of an increasingly desperate battle to save the rhino – which has existed for more than 50-million years – from extinction.
Written by award-winning investigative journalist Julian Rademeyer, Killing for Profit is a meticulous, devastating and revelatory account of one of the world’s most secretive trades. It exposes poachers, scoundrels, gangsters, conmen, mercenaries, killers, gun-runners, diplomats, government officials and crime bosses behind the slaughter. And it follows the bloody trail from the frontlines of the rhino wars in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique to the medicine markets of Vietnam and the lair of a wildlife-trafficking kingpin on the banks of the Mekong River in Laos …
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