Man arrested for selling wildlife to Chicago restaurants

A man is accused of buying and selling wildlife to be used as food in restaurants in the Chicago area.

Police arrested 47 year-old Alexander Moy following a two-year investigation of his business Kankakee Valley Fish Farm.

The company allegedly sold deer, turtles, and raccoons to various marketplaces in Chicago, including Chinatown.

Authorities said the raccoons and turtles were mostly used for soup and the deer was mixed in with other meat.

Moy is being held without bond until formal charges are filed.

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