Monday, March 3, 2008

Men sentenced in illegal sailfish scheme

The Miami Herald reports here on the sentencing of two men who were involved in the illegal killing of dozens of undersized sailfish. The men ran a charter fishing operating that had customers pay for the illegal fish to be mounted. One man was sentenced to a year in prison while the other was given three years probation. Three other men have pled guilty and await sentencing on May 21st. According to the article, they face up to twenty years in jail for their part in the conspiracy.

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