Sushi Chef Receives Probation For Selling Whale Meat At Santa Monica RestaurantA sushi chef who served federally protected whale meat to customers at a Santa Monica restaurant was sentenced on Monday.
Chef At Santa Monica Restaurant Who Served Whale Meat SentencedA chef who worked at a Santa Monica restaurant that illegally served whale meat has been sentenced.
Sushi Chefs Plead Guilty To Serving Whale Meat At Santa Monica RestaurantTwo chefs have pleaded guilty Monday to serving meat from federally-protected sei whales.
SoCal Sushi Restaurant, 2 Chefs Indicted For Allegedly Serving Illegal WhaleA Southern California sushi restaurant and two chefs have been indicted on conspiracy and other charges for allegedly serving illegal and endangered whale meat.
Gardena Seafood Dealer Pleads Guilty To Importing Whale MeatGinichi Ohira sold protected sei whale meat to The Hump in Santa Monica, which closed its doors last year after prosecutors charged the owner and chef with sales of the protected mammal.
LA Fish Dealer To Plead Guilty For Importing Whale Meat From Japan Ginichi Y. Ohira, 50, is charged with knowingly selling a marine mammal product for an unauthorized purpose in violation of the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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