Thursday, February 18, 2021

Wisconsin's top sturgeon expert faces charges of misdemeanor theft for illegally trading sturgeon eggs


state wildlife officials allegedly dined like oligarchs, feasting on tens of thousands of dollars worth of caviar and passing around jars of the prized delicacy at team meetings.

Meanwhile, some of their colleagues were working undercover to expose the long-running scheme responsible for the lavish spread, and tipping off federal authorities to a world of clandestine after-hours meetings at state laboratories 


As a result of the sweeping investigation, authorities also filed criminal charges against a pair of octogenarians