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Man, woman plead guilty in smuggling of clam meat

By Star-Advertiser staff

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 01, 2014

~~<p>A father and daughter from Chuuk admitted in U.S. District Court on Friday that they did not have permission from the Federated States of Micronesia to export the 60 pounds of giant clam meat they had in a cooler when they showed up at Hono&shy;lulu Airport.</p>
<p>Leo John, 52, and his daughter Flyona Lynn John, 22, each pleaded guilty to violating the Endangered Species Act. They each face up to a year in jail at sentencing in June.</p>
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A father and daughter from Chuuk admitted in U.S. District Court on Friday that they did not have permission from the Federated States of Micronesia to export the 60 pounds of giant clam meat they had in a cooler when they showed up at Hono­lulu Airport.

Leo John, 52, and his daughter Flyona Lynn John, 22, each pleaded guilty to violating the Endangered Species Act. They each face up to a year in jail at sentencing in June. Login for more...



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