A Washington nonprofit, the Environmental Investigation Agency, has spent the past three years looking into connections between protected forest logging and Lumber Liquidators. Posing as illegal buyers, the group went undercover to the Russia-China border to see what noise a tree made when it was knocked down by illegal loggers. The trees were cut down in the middle of the night, and then taken to saw mills to be mixed with legal wood.
Environmental Investigation Agency
"s**t, our bad. If you just point out your tree we'll give it right back."
The loggers then turned smugglers, transferring the product to Russian and Chinese buyers, who in turn sold it to United States companies. It is alleged that Lumber Liquidators is one of these. They might not be bothered about Siberian Tigers, but the government has claws that they can't ignore.
Though the occasional round of tiger claw to the dick certainly wouldn't hurt.
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