US state wildlife investigators make large shark fin bust (9)

Taipei Times 2014.02.15 18:11
AP, SAN FRANCISCO Almost a tonne of illegal shark fins were seized from a vendor in San Francisco, state wildlife officials said on Friday. Michael Kwong, 42, of Kwong Yip Inc was cited for having 970kg of the fins, which violates California's ban that went into effect in July last year, Lieutenant Patrick Foy of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said. Possessing shark fins, selling or trading them is a misdemeanor under
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