Elver Fisherman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Elvers, photo/Department of Environmental Conservation.
Elvers, photo/Department of Environmental Conservation.

Portland Press Herald: Accurate reports by elver fishermen and dealers are critical to keeping a multimillion-dollar industry from being shut down, Maine’s commissioner of marine resources said Monday [March 31] in announcing guilty pleas by a fisherman who earned $700,000 from the baby eels in 2012 but reported less than half of his earnings.

Read more about the Maine elver fisherman who pleaded guilty to under-reporting his earnings.