Celebrity fashion designer arrested for allegedly smuggling crocodile handbags into US
It is legal to sell some crocodile skins but the required certificate can be costly and difficult to obtain
A top fashion designer was arrested in her home country of Colombia and faces U.S. extradition
Nancy Gonzalez allegedly smuggled crocodile handbags into the United States, according to Colombian prosecutors.
Nancy Gonzalez was arrested in her hometown of Cali, Colombia
Nancy faces charges in the U.S. Southern District of Florida
This could result in up to 25 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.
Gonzalez is known for her accessories that have been used by characters in the "Sex and the City" TV series, as well as other celebrities.
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