2 California companies face $1 million fine for smuggling protected live coral from Vietnam | app

LOS ANGELES — Two Inglewood marine wildlife companies pleaded guilty in federal court this week to illegally importing live coral from Vietnam, prosecutors said.

Renaissance Aquatics Inc. and Lim Aqua-Nautic Specialist Inc. each pleaded guilty to two counts of illegally importing coral between 2012 and 2013.

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