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The Hump Restaurant is seen in Santa Monica, California on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Federal prosecutors have filed charges against the owner of the restaurant and its sushi chef that marine mammal activists say served illegal Sei whale meat. The charges follow a video of the Oscar-winning documentary, "The Cove." (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sushi Chef Receives Probation For Selling Whale Meat At Santa Monica Restaurant

A sushi chef who served federally protected whale meat to customers at a Santa Monica restaurant was sentenced on Monday.

05/18/2015

The Hump Restaurant is seen in Santa Monica, California on Wednesday, March 10, 2010. Federal prosecutors have filed charges against the owner of the restaurant and its sushi chef that marine mammal activists say served illegal Sei whale meat. The charges follow a video of the Oscar-winning documentary, "The Cove." (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sushi Chefs Plead Guilty To Serving Whale Meat At Santa Monica Restaurant

Two chefs have pleaded guilty Monday to serving meat from federally-protected sei whales.

02/10/2014

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SoCal Sushi Restaurant, 2 Chefs Indicted For Allegedly Serving Illegal Whale

A Southern California sushi restaurant and two chefs have been indicted on conspiracy and other charges for allegedly serving illegal and endangered whale meat.

02/01/2013