Nantucket Man Convicted for Selling Whale Teeth

CapeCodOnline: David Place, 57, says he has never had more than a speeding ticket, but the father of 2 may soon to be headed to prison for importing and selling sperm whale teeth and narwhal tusks.

A federal jury in Boston Friday found Place, a Nantucket antiques dealer, guilty of smuggling violations for buying and illegally importing sperm whale teeth and narwhal tusks into the United States, as well as selling the teeth after their illegal importation.

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