Why Is the Federal Government Awarding Contracts to a Company That Was Involved in Smuggling Primates?
SEPTEMBER 14, 2009
was started by Mathew Block to import primates into the US for animal experimentation. In 1993, he went to prison for smuggling baby orangutans. Here is a synopsis from a Brown University web site about his case : Matthew Block, of Worldwide Primates, Miami, FL, was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison, three years of supervised probation, and a $30,000 fine at a 2-day sentence hearing on April 16, 1993. Tags: animal experimentation Worldwide Primates Inc.