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How a Retired Mountie Became America’s Most Wanted Wildlife Smuggler

MJR 23 December 2017

With the benefit of hindsight, it’s now certain Gregory Logan would never have become a criminal if he had not been a cop first

His early criminal ventures were tentative and cautious, but the nondescript Mountie from Saint John, New Brunswick would evolve into the criminal mastermind behind one of the biggest and most brazen wildlife smuggling rings ever uncovered in the US.

Early in his policing career, Logan was stationed in the Canadian Arctic, patrolling Iqaluit and remote communities along the northeastern tip of Hudson Bay. It was here that he learned about the immense value of one of the strangest mammals on the planet—the narwhal, also known as “the unicorn of the sea.”

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