Florida Man Sentenced to 60 Days in Prison After Illegally Catching and Selling Gulf Reef Fish
Mark Zywotko of Cape Coral, Florida, has been sentenced to 60 days in prison after pleading guilty to illegally catching and selling red grouper and red snapper.
According to a document from the Department of Justice, Zywotko was accused of perpetuating a scheme between January 2013 and December 2017 to "overharvest more than 50,000 pounds of Gulf reef fish from the waters of Southwest Florida." Zywotko is said to have knowingly illegally harvested fish worth more than $286,000. He then submitted false documents...
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