Couple Sentenced For Selling Turtles In Violation Of The Lacey Act
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana
After the transaction, a traffic stop was performed. RIVERE was operating the vehicle and was in possession of the $680 he had received from the undercover agent. The agent checked the serial numbers on the money that RIVERE possessed and it matched the serial numbers on the money that had been provided from the undercover agent.
U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Homeland Security Investigations and the United Postal Service in investigating this matter. Assistant United States Attorney Jon Maestri is in charge of the prosecution.
Updated October 26, 2021