Fishing Tycoon Known As 'The Codfather' Will Plead Guilty To Conspiracy And Smuggling Charges

By Hayley Miller

Carlos Rafael, a Massachusetts fishing tycoon known as “The Codfather,” is reportedly taking the bait in a settlement deal with the Department of Justice, federal officials said.

The owner of the largest commercial fishing enterprise in New England will plead guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to his native Portugal in a hearing scheduled for March 16, The Providence Journal reported Thursday.

In February 2016, federal authorities …read more

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