Florida Man Sentenced for Smuggling Turtles in Candy Wrappers

A Florida man has been sentenced to prison for reportedly smuggling turtles in candy wrappers.

Matthew Harrison Kail was sentenced for the scheme that involved hiding rare turtles in candy wrappers or socks and shipping them overseas. The operation was reportedly conducted in South Carolina.

Kail was reportedly a lead conductor of the scheme alongside Steven Verren Baker of Georgia. Several others were also sentenced to probation and fines.

Source: Florida man gets prison for smuggling turtles in candy wrappers – WFLA

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