• Endangered Species Jun 11, 2020

    Sea Cucumber Smuggler Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail

    A woman from Tijuana was sentenced Tuesday to eight months in jail for smuggling endangered sea cucumbers into the U.S. from Mexico, the office of the U.S. District Attorney Southern District of California said. Claudia Castillo, 49, was also ordered to pay $12,000 restitution to the government of Mexico along with her sentence. Castillo previously pleaded guilty to conspiring with…

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