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Old Thursday 10th January 2019, 17:14   #1
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Egg smuggler jailed.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&sour...Ln0GeEdIOhKFGR

Prolific offender who smuggled live eggs into and out of the UK.
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Old Thursday 10th January 2019, 18:59   #2
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I recognise that name.... He's been up for this sort of thing before hasn't he?
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Old Thursday 10th January 2019, 20:29   #3
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A good, strong message sent with this sentence, I hope this bit of 'bird' puts him on the straight and narrow.
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[quote=Jon Turner;3805640]I recognise that name.... He's been up for this sort of thing before hasn't he?[/QUOTE

Doubt it Andy,

The guy has been caught at least four times previously, always claiming various reasons from only " collecting dead eggs" to rescuing vulnerable raptors from tree felling. 3rd time with eggs wrapped around his body or down his socks to keep them warm. Hence the severity? of the sentence.
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How is three years a severe sentence? this guy have been illegally collecting eggs since the late 1970s and been caught several times in the past 30+ years. It makes you wonder how many times he have done it succesfully? most of his smuggled eggs is destined for wealthy people in the middle east and it have no doubt made him a rich man.
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How is three years a severe sentence? this guy have been illegally collecting eggs since the late 1970s and been caught several times in the past 30+ years. It makes you wonder how many times he have done it succesfully? most of his smuggled eggs is destined for wealthy people in the middle east and it have no doubt made him a rich man.
Well said - I agree!
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There is a question mark I put after severity. I cannot put into print the sentence I would hand out but I have no doubt you'd all agree.
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How is three years a severe sentence? this guy have been illegally collecting eggs since the late 1970s and been caught several times in the past 30+ years. It makes you wonder how many times he have done it succesfully? most of his smuggled eggs is destined for wealthy people in the middle east and it have no doubt made him a rich man.
I've read that he skipped bail while waiting to be sentenced in Brazil after being found guilty. If the warrant is still valid, that gives Brazil three years to get the extradition** paperwork correctly completed and submitted...
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** Statutory Instrument No. 1176: EXTRADITION The Brazil (Extradition) Order 1997 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1.../made/data.pdf)
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