Manhattan Antique Dealers Plead Guilty to Selling Illegal Elephant Ivory


July 26, 2017 | New York Times

Manhattan Antique Dealers Plead Guilty to Selling Illegal Elephant IvoryThe owners of a Midtown Manhattan antiques shop pleaded guilty on Wednesday to illegally selling and offering for sale over $4.5 million in ivory from more than a dozen slaughtered elephants, the authorities said. The shop owners, brothers Irving Morano, 47, and Samuel Morano, 49 — were arrested in September, about a year after undercover…