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Chinese man pleads guilty to illegally shipping snakes

A man from Shanghai, China, has admitted to mailing several snakes from the United States to China. Chaoyi Le, 28, pleaded guilty to Lacey Act False Labeling. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. On April 22, 2014, Le sent seven ball pythons from Amherst, Erie County, to Shanghai through the ...