Scorpion Trafficker Sentenced for Lacey Act Violation

Darren Dennis Drake, of Eugene, Oregon, was sentenced to two years of federal probation, 250 hours of community service, and to pay a $5,000 fine to the Lacey Act Reward Fund.  According to court documents, he unlawfully imported and exported hundreds of live scorpions.  One package was falsely labeled as chocolates.

DOJ Press Release: Eugene Man Sentenced for Illegally Importing and Exporting Live Scorpions