California Man Charged with Wildlife Trafficking, Conspiracy, and Smuggling

Jose Manuel Perez was charged with allegedly illegally importing into the United States more than 1,700 reptiles,  including 60 reptiles found hidden in his clothes last month at the United States-Mexico border.  Additionally, his sister was also charged in the indictment with conspiracy. 

DOJ’s Press Release: Oxnard Man Charged in Federal Indictment Alleging He Illegally Imported Thousands of Endangered Reptiles into United States