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Wild monkeys are seen on electric poles near Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh on November 19, 2022. CamboJA/Pring Samrang

Firm Accused by US of Smuggling Wild Monkeys Denies Wrongdoing

Cambodia-registered Vanny Bio Research, whose owner and five employees, alongside two Cambodian officials, were accused by U.S. authorities of smuggling wild-caught monkeys in Cambodia to the U.S., has denied any wrongdoing in its business operations, according to a company statement.