USCG Halts Use of 'Paper Captains' in WA-based Tuna Operation
A team of law enforcement officials busted an illegal foreign nationals-led tuna-fishing operation out of Washington this week.
The U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries law enforcement teams investigated and ceased the use of illegal foreign nationals on a fleet of commercial tuna fishing vessels that operate out of the state of Washington during the summer months.
Since 2019, Coast Guard personnel, working collaboratively with CBP and NOAA agents, detected eight...
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