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US Sentences Man Who Trafficked Dangerous African Cats
26 Oct 2021

By Damir Beslija, OCCRP, 22 October 2021

OCCRP — A New York man was sentenced this week to 18 months in prison for trafficking exotic African cats, selling the dangerous animals as pets, the Department of Justice said.

Christopher Casacci, 39, was indicted in January of 2020 for violating the Lacey Act and the Animal Welfare Act.

Through his “ExoticCubs.com” site, he imported and sold dozens of caracals and servals for up to US$10,000 per a cat from February to June 2018.

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