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Gordon Ramsay Held Up At Gunpoint By Shark Finning Gangsters

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Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay recently traveled to Costa Rica to investigate and expose the world of shark finning for a new TV show. However, when Ramsay met face to face with the gangsters who make their money off of brutally slaughtering sharks, they doused him with gasoline and held him and his crew at gunpoint. For their own safety, the police advised the chef and the crew to leave the country.

Ramsay told the Daily Mail:

“It’s a multibillion-dollar industry, completely unregulated. We traced some of the biggest culprits to Costa Rica. These gangs operate from places like forts, with barbed-wire and gun towers.

“At one, I managed to shake off the people keeping us away, ran up some stairs to a rooftop and looked down to see thousands of fins, drying on rooftops for as far as the eye could see. When I got back downstairs, they tipped a barrel of petrol over me.

“Back at the wharf, there were people pointing rifles at us to stop us filming. A van pulled up and these seedy characters made us stand against a wall. The police came and advised us to leave the country. They said, ’If you set one foot in there, they’ll shoot you.’”

For those of you who don’t know, shark fins are used in shark fin soup. The animals are caught, their fins are cut off and then they either die on the boat from suffocation, or they are thrown back into the water while they are still alive to bleed out. Either way, it’s a gruesome end.

We hope everyone on the cast and crew is okay. We also hope they got enough footage to be able to further expose this cruel practice and the people who make their living off of it.

Via Yahoo

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