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What's the What with Fish Fraud?


What's the What with Fish Fraud? Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock
What's the What with Fish Fraud? Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock

Fish fraud, misrepresenting a fish as a more expensive one, costs Americans $25 billion a year. And because less than 100 inspectors check for fraud in the US and everyone from wholesalers to sushi restaurants are free to rip off their customers.

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