Trafficking Sentenced for Selling Illegal Exotic Wildlife Products

Jose A. Der Jr. was sentenced to two years of probation and fined $10,000 for knowingly selling and shipping custom-made equestrian riding boots that were made with protected wildlife skins. The total value of the trafficked wildlife products is $129,361.  This investigation was worked jointly Environment Canada Wildlife Enforcement Division officers.

DOJ’s Press Release: Downstate Man Sentenced For Trafficking In Prohibited Wildlife