Expat from U.S. arrested in Costa Rica for illegal gold mining in national park

Posted on June 12, 2015 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Expatriate Arrested

news.co.cr reported a security task force convened by the Ministry of Public Security (Spanish initials: MSP) in Costa Rica arrested a citizen from the United States who will be charged with crimes against nature. According to an official press release by the MSP, the U.S. expat was apprehended along with a citizen of Costa Rica; both men will face charges stemming from activities related to the illegal extraction of gold from Corcovado National Park. read Article

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