|Center of Border Protection|
On a late Thursday night on October 4, 2012, the driver of the vehicle made a negative declaration of any items in his truck at the border and managed to clear pass two security inspections. However, as Thale-Lambo reports, the truck was examined again and CBP officers recovered 332 python skins, six python skin wallets and five armadillo skin wallets- a $500 penalty for failure to declare. Immediately, the skins were turned over to the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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