Three Arrested for Illegally Selling Walrus Ivory, Polar Bear Hides

Ben Matheson, KNOM – Nome

A federal grand jury indicted three people Thursday for the illegal sale of walrus ivory and polar bear hides from Savoonga.    A federal grand jury charged three people from Glenallen and Anchorage with 10 counts in violation of the Lacey Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act.

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