Washington Seafood Broker Lands Jail Time; Company Hit with $25K Fine for Illegal Geoduck Shipments
A seafood broker based in Burien, Washington was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 90 days in prison and three years of supervised release for smuggling seafood from the U.S.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) said that Jeffrey Hallin Olsen, 52, owner of Absolute Seafoods LLC, falsified documents and lied to authorities about disposing of 46 cases of potentially tainted geoduck from Alaska.
U.S District Judge John C. Coughenour also sentenced Olsen’s company, Absolute Seafoods LLC, to probation and...
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