What a slap in the face
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Contributors to this thread:
SlipShot 29-Aug-19
SlipShot 29-Aug-19
kota-man 29-Aug-19
Scoot 29-Aug-19
bowbender77 29-Aug-19
JL 29-Aug-19
'Ike' (Phone) 29-Aug-19
Brotsky 29-Aug-19
YZF-88 29-Aug-19
Brotsky 29-Aug-19
APauls 29-Aug-19
stealthycat 29-Aug-19
From: SlipShot
29-Aug-19

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So they purchase resident licenses for $2,600, if they had paid what they should have as non-residents it would have been $29,000. They are convicted and are fined $28,295, how is this justice? Click the link: https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/crime-and-courts/canadians-sentenced-for-hunting-license-fraud/article_e94742f5-b505-5c05-ac69-92e455fb00de.html

From: SlipShot
29-Aug-19
Not to mention, 5 year suspension that was retroactive to 2014. Does that mean they get to hunt this year or do they have to wait to 2020? Either way what a joke!

From: kota-man
29-Aug-19
The suspension is what really jumped out at me. So, they CAN'T hunt the last 5 years. WTH. Looks to me like they can hunt this year! Wildlife violation sentences never cease to amaze me. What surprises me about this one, is that I thought Montana was "tough".

From: Scoot
29-Aug-19
Sad deal- totally ridiculous

From: bowbender77
29-Aug-19
At those costs they got all those critters at a highly discounted price. Not much of a penalty there.

From: JL
29-Aug-19
This story was posted a while back. What stands out to me is the $29,000 Montana would have shaken down NR's for.

29-Aug-19
Never matches crime...

From: Brotsky
29-Aug-19
JL, you give me the chance to shoot 15 elk, 22 mule deer, 11 antelope, one bighorn sheep, and one mountain goat and I'll gladly give you $29k! Where do I sign up? Ha!

From: YZF-88
29-Aug-19
You sign up in Montana! Word is out now. This will definitely be a draw strategy in forthcoming InstaFaceTube or Podcasts for 2020.

From: Brotsky
29-Aug-19
YZF, almost sounds like a buy now pay later type deal.

From: APauls
29-Aug-19
They forfeited hunting priveledges 5 years retroactive to 2014. I'm sorry how is that even anything? Somebody obviously knows somebody cause this is the best deal going.

From: stealthycat
29-Aug-19
I've always wondered how easily it would be to fake resident status. #1 rarely does one get checked in the field. If they do ... and you had a fake DL's, which allowed you to get real resident licenses to show an officer ... would they ever doubt you with those in your hands/possessions ?

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