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3 Fined For Selling Hunting Licenses On Craigslist

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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) – Three Douglas County men have been given stiff fines after they were caught reselling Colorado big-game licenses on Craigslist.

The three were convicted of aggravated illegal possession of wildlife after they were caught offering prospective clients the opportunity to hunt trophy Colorado elk and deer without a license for fees ranging up to $3,500.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said Monday that Zachary Morrow was sentenced to two years’ probation and fined nearly $22,000. Gary Morrow and Jacob Morrow were placed on two years’ probation and fined more than $9,000.

Authorities said clients were accompanied by the license holders and allowed to kill the animals. Under Colorado law, only a legal license holder may shoot a game animal.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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