I hope Joe Exotic enjoys being confined to a cage!
Earlier this week, the Tiger King-turned-murder-for-hire solicitor was indicted for shooting tigers dead and selling cubs illegally on the black market. Here are the details via News 9:
The U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed new charges against the man known as Joe Exotic.
Federal prosecutors say Joe Maldonado-Passage, who’s already accused in a murder-for-hire plot, killed five tigers and illegally sold cubs.
“My point is it’s never okay to take a shotgun, put it to a tiger’s head and pull the trigger,” said Jeffe Lowe owner of Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.
According to court documents Maldonado killed multiple cats to make room for others.
“We found out Joe needed to clear cages to rent cages to another friend who owned a circus. Joe stood to make money by renting those cages out,” Lowe said.
Hmmn. Joe killed cats to make room for other cats? I’m starting to wonder if he had the same process when it came to his husbands!
Anyway, you can read more about this over at News 9. According to an Ogle Mole that I swear is not Joe Exotic or Tony the Tiger, I’ve heard the FEDs murder-for-hire case isn’t as strong as they’d like, so tacking on more indictments shouldn’t be a surprise.