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Wood Poaching Case Targets Vendor Of Top Guitar Maker03:54

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One of the most prominent guitar manufacturers in the country may have unknowingly purchased poached wood from a national forest in Washington. According to a federal indictment unsealed in Seattle this week, Maryland-based PRS Guitars is not implicated in the case, but a small mill owner and three alleged poachers are named.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Austin Jenkins of Northwest News Network reports on the thriving black market for rare woods found only in the Pacific Northwest.


This segment aired on August 6, 2015.

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