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10 accused of poaching, marketing hundreds of thousands of dollars of walleye from Red Lake, Leech Lake reservations

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RED LAKE – Federal prosecutors have filed indictments against 10 people accused with illegally poaching and marketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in walleye and other protected fish on the Red Lake and Leech Lake Indian reservations.


The indictments charge the men with one count of transportation, sale, and purchase of fish taken in violation of the Lacey Act, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the United States Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis.

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