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09/07/2016 United States Supports Indonesia’s Efforts to Stop Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
09/07/2016 Portland Company Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violations
09/07/2016 NOAA Enforcement Reaching Out
08/12/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Law Enforcement Officers Work Together to Fight Wildlife Crime
07/26/2016 Five Individuals, Hawaiian Accessories Inc. Sentenced in Illegal Wildlife Smuggling Operation
07/19/2016 Florida Keys Residents Plead Guilty to Illegally Trafficking in Marine Life
06/29/2016 Hawaii company punished for illegal smuggling operation
06/07/2016 Long Island Fisherman Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Documents and Lying to Federal Investigators
05/12/2016 Owner of Commercial Fishing Business and Local Sherrif’s Deputy Indicted in Sscheme to Falsify Fishing Records
05/04/2016 Defendants Guilty of BP Fund Fraud Claims
05/04/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Coast Guard, NOAA Resolve Closed Area Fishing Cases For $80,000
04/05/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon OLE Helps Return Porpoise to Ocean
04/05/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon DOJ: Woman illegally sold live lobsters to China
03/22/2016 Canadian Man Detained on Money Laundering Charges Stemming from Conspiracy to Smuggle Narwhal Tusks
03/16/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Man wanted for 3 years in tusk-smuggling case appears in court
03/10/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Honolulu-based cutter returns home from successful fisheries patrol
03/01/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Ocean Education Focus of Weekend Events at Maui Boat Ramps
02/11/2016 USCG Reminds Mariners to Respond to Communication Attempts
02/10/2016 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon OLE Supports Environmental Career Fair
01/07/2016 Wrangell Father and Son Sentenced For Charges Relating To Violations of the Lacey Act
12/08/2015 Man Sentenced for Endangered Sea Turtle Violation
12/08/2015 "Operation Pongo" Leads to Arrest of Two Malaysian Men on Federal Charges of Smuggling Wildlife into the U.S.
10/29/2015 Long Island Fisherman Sentenced to Prison Time and Pay More Than $600,000 for Fisheries Fraud
09/24/2015 Texas Company Sentenced for Passing Off Mexican Shrimp As U.S. Caught
08/12/2015 North Carolina seafood processor, distributor sentenced for falsely labeling shrimp
07/22/2015 Furniture Company Owner Admits Role Running International “Fish” Smuggling Operation
07/07/2015 Fulton Fish Market Dealer and President Plead Guilty to Fraud, Falsifying Federal Records, Lacey Act Violations
06/23/2015 Florida Lobster Divers & Company Sentenced for Illegal Harvesting Activities
06/04/2015 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Brothers Get Probation, Fine In Shooting Death of Dolphin
05/28/2015 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Reward Offered in Astoria, Oregon Sea Lion and Harbor Seal Shootings
05/26/2015 Beluga Whales visit Northeast
05/21/2015 Juneau Whale Watching Buisness Pays Fine to NOAA
05/11/2015 Texas Company Pleads Guilty to Passing Off Mexican Shrimp as U.S.-Caught
04/24/2015 Jail Time for Man Whom Moved Tahuya River Washington State Office of the Attorney General
04/07/2015 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Law Enforcement Returns to Unalaska
04/01/2015 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Feds urge the public to keep away from right whales
03/25/2015 Florida Marine Life Dealers Sentenced For Illegally Trafficking In Wildlife
11/20/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon DNR, federal agencies investigate Oregon company shipping illegal, uncertified bait
10/22/2014 Brooklyn Fish Dealer Sentenced To Four Months For Wire Fraud
09/04/2014 Seafood Company And Owner Sentenced For False Records Conspiracy, Overharvesting Sea Scallops Off Atlantic Coast
08/05/2014 Miami Seafood Firm Pleads Guilty, Sentenced For Seafood Labelling Fraud
07/20/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Top prosecutor talks Keys cases
07/01/2014 Pompano Beach Resident Charged With Illegally Trafficking In Marine Life
07/01/2014 Florida Keys Resident Charged With Illegally Trafficking In Marine Life
06/25/2014 Florida Man Sentenced for Illegal Sale of Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish
06/12/2014 Joint Law Enforcement Effort Leads to Issuance of First Ever Interpol Purple Notice from the United States
06/09/2014 New York Marine Life Dealer Convicted And Sentenced For Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
05/02/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Baldwin County broker in illegal fishing ring pleads guilty to federal charges, awaits sentencing
04/23/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Fish dealer pleads guilty in illegal fluke case Newsday
04/23/2014 Brooklyn Fish Dealer Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
04/16/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Idaho aquarium fined $10K for illegal fish trafficking Keynews.com
04/14/2014 Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
04/14/2014 Idaho Aquarium Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
04/11/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Commercial fisherman admits to underreporting fluke catches Newsday
04/07/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Beachgoers reminded to stay away from newborn Harbor seal pups KTVU.com
04/05/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Prosecutions grow for illegal marine-life sales stemming from 2011 Grassy Key raid Florida Keys Keynoter
04/01/2014 New Partnerships Advance Import Safety, Border Management U.S. Customs and Border Protection
03/26/2014 Michigan Aquarium Store Operator Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
03/11/2014 Federal Authorities Continue Crackdown On Smuggling Of Protected Marine Animals On Southwest Border
02/18/2014 Playa Añasco Man Sentenced To Jail For Illegal Sale Of Sea Turtle Meat
01/28/2014 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Fishermen, seafood dealer indicted in federal court for illegally catching and selling reef fish Alabama Media Group
01/08/2014 Tennessee Men Plead Guilty To Illegally Trafficking Narwhal Tusk
12/23/2013 Broward Resident Pleads Guilty And Sentenced For Violating The Endangered Species Act
12/17/2013 Vero Beach Resident Sentenced For Importing Illegal Catch From The Bahamas
12/12/2013 Deerfield Beach Resident Charged With Violating The Endangered Species Act
12/11/2013 Seafood Company And Owner Admit False Records Conspiracy, Overharvesting Sea Scallops
12/11/2013 Alabama Shrimper Convicted for Shooting Dolphin
12/03/2013 Florida Marine Life Dealers Sentenced For Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
12/03/2013 Michigan Aquarium Store Operators Plead Guilty To Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
12/03/2013 Idaho Aquarium Operators Sentenced For Illegal Trafficking Of Marine Life
11/22/2013 Long Island Fisherman and Fish Dealer Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Falsifying Records
11/18/2013 Puerto Rico Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Sale of Sea Turtle Meat
10/31/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Illegally Taken Keys Fish Not Returning to Keys Waters Florida Keys Keynoter
10/28/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Busts Harp Seal Oil Smuggling Operation by Los Angeles County Company Harpseals.org
10/24/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon 4 Sea Lions with Evidence of Gunshot Wounds Found in Malibu LA Times
10/04/2013 Vero Beach Resident Pleads Guilty to Importing Illegal Catch from the Bahamas
10/01/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon California Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct fisheries enforcement boardings U.S. Coast Guard
09/25/2013 Idaho Man Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice in Key West Marine Life Case
09/25/2013 Idaho Aquarium and Employees Plead Guilty to Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
09/25/2013 Florida Keys Marine Life Dealers Plead Guilty to Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
09/04/2013 Penalties for Purse Seine Fishing Violations Total More Than $1.5 Million
08/29/2013 Vero Beach Resident Charged with Importing Illegal Catch from the Bahamas
08/20/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Charges Filed in Bluefin Tuna Case WPTV, News Channel 5
08/15/2013 NY Fisherman and Fish Dealer Plead Guilty to Wire Fraud and Records Falsification
08/15/2013 Commercial Fisherman Indicted for Obstruction and Making False Statements
08/08/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Seafood Fraud Driven by Economic Factors www.foodqualitynews.com
08/01/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Dolphins in Distress Alabama Media Group
07/29/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Don’t Be a Hero If You Spot a Struggling Sea Animal Boston Magazine
07/29/2013 Coral Triangle Countries Tackle Illegal Fishing in the Pacific Region
07/24/2013 Idaho Man Convicted in Key West Marine Life Case
07/22/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon PCB Tour Boats Fined for Illegal Dolphin Feeding Panama City (Fla.) News Herald
07/19/2013 Federal Agencies Announce Formation of Puerto Rico Environmental Crimes Task Force
07/11/2013 Operation Wild Web Targets Illegal, Online Sale of Endangered Species and Parts from Protected Animals
07/03/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Coast Guard, NOAA Seize 700 Pounds of Illegally Caught Shrimp Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System
07/02/2013 Virginia Charter Boat Captain Sentenced For Illegal Harvest of Striped Bass
06/21/2013 Commercial Fisherman Charged with Making False Records and Statements to Cover Up Illegal Fishing in Alaska
06/17/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon U.S. Attorney Honors NOAA Special Agent Charles Raterman Pacific News Center
06/14/2013 Officers of Fishing and Seafood Cooperation ordered to pay nearly $22.5 million
06/14/2013 Broward Company Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life
06/13/2013 Pescanova, Inc. Failed to Comply with National and International Regulations
06/11/2013 Man sells 74 baby sharks caught in Florida waters
05/02/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Federal fisheries officials say honeymoon over - six red snapper violations issued The Times-Picayune
04/25/2013 Virginia Charter Boat Captains Sentenced For Felony Illegal Harvest Of Striped Bass
04/23/2013 California Woman Pleads Guilty to Feeding Whales in Marine Sanctuary
03/13/2012 NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement reminds boaters to give whales their space
04/08/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon Right whale numbers drop this year, but births up The Daytona Beach News-Journal
02/27/2013 Idaho Aquarium Operator Faces Possible Bond Revocation
02/22/2013 This is the Exit Disclaimer icon NOAA Slaps Warning on Florida Man Who Rode Whale NBC 6 South Florida
02/21/2013 Operators of Idaho Aquarium Arrested for Wildlife Violations
02/07/2013 Former Jewelry Company Executive Sentenced in U.S.V.I. to Pay $1.1 Million in Fines and Community Service For Illegal Trade of Protected Black Coral
02/01/2013 Grand Jury Indicts Santa Monica Restaurant And Sushi Chefs On Federal Charges Related To Sale Of Protected Whale Meat
02/04/2013 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captain Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation
01/24/2013 Florida Commercial Fisherman Pleads Guilty to False Statements
01/09/2013 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captain Pleads Guilty to Felony Lacey Act Violation
12/14/2012 New Jersey Man Arrested for Illegally Importing Narwhal Tusks and Money Laundering
11/20/2012 Jupiter Commercial Fisherman Charged for Making False Statements to NOAA
11/19/2012 Company and Two Owners Sentenced on Charges of Mislabeling Shrimp
11/16/2012 Federal, State and Non-Profit Organization Partner To Open Six Miles of Fish Habitat in San Mateo County
11/15/2012 Oregon Man Sentenced For Commercial Fishing Crimes
11/15/2012 BP Exploration and Production Inc. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Felony Manslaughter, Environmental Crimes and Obstruction of Congress Surrounding Deepwater Horizon Incident
11/15/2012 NOAA Law Enforcement Fights Fraud
11/09/2012 Casitas in Florida Keys Sanctuary Endanger Lobsters
11/08/2012 Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captains Indicted for Lacey Act Violations and Other Crimes
10/18/2012 Coast Guard, NOAA conduct fisheries seizure in Dulac
09/18/2012 Rhode Island Fishing Boat Captain Convicted of Assaulting two NOAA Monitors