Like precious gem heists and exotic animal snatching, food crimes come with their fair share of high drama. The details of one seafood kingpin's story are enough for an episode of The Sopranos: Federal agents disguised themselves as Russians and busted fisherman Carlos Rafael for a laundry list of crimes, including mislabeling his catch and selling thousands of pounds of fish under-the-table to a dealer in New York City.
Rafael currently faces 24 counts of fraud and is due in court May 30. He joins a long line of food criminals, which Mother Jones recently compiled in a top five list.
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