Man pleads guilty to selling items made with materials from endangered species

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A Middleburg business owner is facing up to five years in prison after he plead guilty to trafficking items from endangered species.

50-year-old Keith Foster, is the owner of Outpost Antiques in Middleburg, Virginia.

In November 2017, federal authorities raided the shop finding more than 100 smuggled items. Foster plead guilty to selling between $250,000 and $500,000 worth of items made from wildlife and endangered species like sawfish blades and crocodile skin bags.

He is expected to be sentenced on March 8, 2019. 
 

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