This file photo shows a turtle hatchling seized by Hong Kong police. There is a thriving industry in smuggling rare reptiles between Hong Kong and the United States. Photo: SCMP

Man pleads guilty to smuggling tiny turtles between US and Hong Kong, disguised in candy wrappers

  • William Thomas Gangemi was part of a syndicate of traders in the US and Hong Kong who exchanged the rare reptiles, labelled for shipping as ‘snacks’
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This file photo shows a turtle hatchling seized by Hong Kong police. There is a thriving industry in smuggling rare reptiles between Hong Kong and the United States. Photo: SCMP
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