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Smugglers In New York Find A New Use For Hair Curlers

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Smugglers In New York Find A New Use For Hair Curlers

Some guys will do anything to make a buck. Federal authorities said two men were arrested at JFK airport in New York for trying to smuggle 26 live birds concealed in…are you ready for this?.. hair curlers!The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Victor Benjamin and Insaf Ali were stopped at JFK after arriving from Guyana. The men were found to be concealing 26 live finches that were placed inside hair curlers and stuffed into their socks. Apparently, finches from Guyana are prized for their singing voices, and finch fans are known to enter the birds in singing contests, and winning finches have been known to sell for upwards of $5,000. The two men were booked on smuggling charges and released after posting $20,000 bond. They each face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Source: upi.com

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