Guyanese vet fingered in smuggling rare snake to US

-Utah siblings face charges over unlawful importation

A Guyanese veterinarian has been accused of aiding two Utah siblings in allegedly smuggling a rare boa constrictor from Brazil to the United States, where the brother and sister duo has been charged with several criminal offences.

Jeremy Stone, 39, and Keri Ann Stone are charged in a four-count indictment with conspiracy to unlawfully import the snake into the United States; unlawfully importing the snake into the country; transporting the snake knowing it was imported contrary to law; and making and submitting false records for wildlife imported into the United States, according to an indictment.

The snake was smuggled from Brazil to Guyana then to  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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