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(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

Man To Go Free In LA After Smuggling Turtles From Japan

A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to smuggling live turtles and tortoises from his country into the United States will be released from federal custody after being sentenced to time served.

08/02/2011

(credit: Customs And Border Patrol)

2 Arrested In Turtle Smuggling Case At LAX

Two men from Japan have been arrested for allegedly smuggling more than 50 live turtles and tortoises into the United States.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011