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. 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. The International Primate Protection League was active in exposing and urging prosecution of this case.