Re: NANFA-L-- Interesting news article

Jerry Baker (
Thu, 27 Jul 2006 23:10:45 -0700

Doug Gross wrote:
> Ex post facto may not apply here, but according to the
> article "...Ly was charged with importing freshwater
> fish without a permit." He had the fish there since
> he opened the store 15 years ago. I think the statue
> of limitations for a charge of that nature would have
> expired a some time ago.

I think the problem is that Ly *claimed* to have had the fish for 15
years. It didn't strike me as an established fact. One could reasonably
infer that the State of Maine is alleging that they were imported after
the ban.
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