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Florida man (and woman) charged with smuggling exotic animals

An indictment from a federal grand jury in Tampa was unsealed on Wednesday that charged a Port Richey couple with conspiracy and trafficking of wildlife worth over $200,000.

In 2017, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seized 369 “wildlife articles” from the home of Larry Malugin, 51, and Novita Indah, 48 – including a Javan spitting cobra, reticulated python, and belts and wallets made from monitor lizards.…

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