Final Sentence Handed Down in Maine Eel Trafficking Case
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] – June 15, 2018
The final sentence has been handed down in Maine in an eel trafficking sting operation that led to 21 people being charged, 14 of them in Maine.
‘Operation Broken Glass’ was an investigation by the US Fish and Wildlife Service into illegal eel trafficking across 4 states.
Albert Cray of West Bath pled guilty to helping catch 140 pounds of glass eels, worth $253,000, in New Jersey in 2015, where eel harvesting is prohibited.
He was sentenced to a year on probation...
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