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Mussel Traffickers to Serve Prison Terms, Pay Restitution


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, mussels, trafficking, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1781 days ago - all-creatures.org
Three individuals who were involved in a conspiracy to illegally harvest and export undersized freshwater mussels taken from U.S. rivers have been sentenced to pay $65,000 in restitution and serve Federal prison terms of 12, 20 and 24 months.



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KRISTENNOPOSTS B. (167)
Thursday September 3, 2009, 2:58 pm
I AM ACTUALLY SURPRIZED THAT ANY ONE CARED ENOUGH TO CATCH THEM... GREAT JOB CHER!!!
 

AWAYnotHERE M. (445)
Thursday September 3, 2009, 6:15 pm
They BETTER!!!
 

. (0)
Friday September 4, 2009, 10:23 am
Great...poaching mussels and other forms of sea life, has become a serious problems and may this be a deterrant to others
 
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