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Irish National Sentenced in US for Rhino Horn Trafficking

A federal judge in Waco, Texas, sentenced an Irish national to a year in prison Wednesday for trafficking in banned black rhinoceros horns. British agents, action on a U.S. warrant, arrested Patrick Sheridan at the Welsh seaport of Holyhead last year and extradited him to the United States. Sheridan and two other suspects illegally bought rhino horns in Texas through a "straw buyer" — someone who makes a purchase for a client — and resold the horns in New York. Sheridan also...

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