A man who sneaked a leopard skin and endangered rhinoceros horns into the United States and signed an e-mail message to a potential customer as "Mike the Smuggler" was sentenced Friday to time served.
Michael W. Wilson, 43, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in March following an investigation that began when his 2001 Internet advertisement for the skull of an endangered primate called the aye-aye caught the attention of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents.
Sunday, June 05, 2005
ENDANGERED ANIMALS - Smuggler sentenced for trading rhino horn and aye-aye skulls
News from Newsday.com about a smuggler who got his comeuppance for trading parts of endangered animals.