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Online Sales of Nurse Sharks are Shut Down. The US Attorney's Office in Miami charged Dean Trinh of Milpitas, CA, last month with buying and selling juvenile nurse sharks illegally trapped in the Florida Keys. Authorities say Florida Keys resident Allan Wagner, who died before the case reached court, harvested nurse shark pups from lobster traps he placed in Florida waters in 2009, then shipped them to California by commercial air for further sale by Trinh, who operated a business known as Aquatop USA in California and reportedly advertised the sale of nurse sharks on websites like eBay and Craigslist. Prosecutors believe the men sold and transferred approximately 74 sharks. Trinh, 43, faces 30 years in prison if convicted. It's not determined yet whether he'll face trial in California or Florida....

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