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United States v. Liao

United States v. Liao, No. 15-MAG-0431 (S.D.N.Y. filed Feb. 14, 2015).  


A Canadian man who purchased 16 rhinoceros horn libation cups with a market value of approximately $1 million legally from auction houses in the United States was criminally prosecuted and pleaded guilty to for exporting them to China in violation of U.S. laws enacted to protect endangered species.

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