Canadian Antiques Dealer Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court to Attempted Wildlife Smuggling
November 25, 2014
Xiao Ju Guan, aka Tony Guan, a Canadian antiques dealer, pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court to attempting to smuggle rhinoceros horns from New York to Canada, announced Sam Hirsch, the Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice, and Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Colorado Big Game Hunting Outfitter Sentenced to More Than Two Years for Role in Illegal Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunts
November 21, 2014
Christopher W. Loncarich, 55, of Mack, Colorado, was sentenced in federal court in Denver yesterday to serve 27 months in prison. The sentence was a result of Loncarich’s guilty plea to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from his sale of outfitting services for illegal mountain lion and bobcat hunts in Colorado and Utah, the Justice Department announced.
XS Platinum and Five Corporate Officials Indicted for Illegal Discharges from the Platinum Creek Mine and for False Statements to Federal Officials
November 19, 2014
XS Platinum, Inc. and five of its officers and employess were indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage today for five felony violations, including conspiracy to violate the Clean Water Act and for submitting material false statements, announced Sam Hirsch, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and Karen L. Loeffler, U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska.
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