USA: Russian gets prison sentence for smuggling caviar
A Russian national who attempted to smuggle 800kg of sturgeon caviar to the US has been sentenced to 27 months in prison. The contraband caviar seized by customs officials in July last year is the largest batch ever confiscated in the US, according to the US federal service for fish resources and nature protection. Grigory Udovenko, 39, had placed the goods in a cargo marked as dried fish.
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