Anti-whaling activist: Costa Rica made up charges

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The fugitive founder of the environmental group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society said Costa Rica charged him with a crime that doesn’t exist in that country because it’s being a “serving boy” to Japan, which wants him extradited.

Paul Watson, 62, was charged in the Central American country with endangering a Costa Rican shark fishing boat and its crew in 2002.

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