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Enforcing seafood fraud laws a problem, former agents say
Enforcing seafood fraud laws a problem, former agents say

Three recently retired senior federal agents expressed concern last week about the lack of resources to investigate the black market fishing industry. Their message came weeks before the Obama administration is expected to issue recommendations to better combat seafood fraud and what is known as "IUU," or illegal, unreported and unregulated fish. "There are more people in this room thinking about IUU than doing IUU," Scott Doyle, former assistant special agent in charge of the Northeast region for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said to a group of people gathered at the World Wildlife Fund in Washington, D.C. As of December 2014, NOAA had 93...

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