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Boston — A North Stonington man was sentenced Wednesday in Federal Court for trafficking in and making false records for 12,140 pounds of illegally harverted Atlantic striped bass. Daniel Birkbeck 47, was sentenced to serve one year of probabation and to pay a $10,000.00 fine. As part of his plea deal he also agreed to pay $5,000.00 in lieu of forfeiting the boat and truck that was used to commit the crimes. These fish were caught in RI after the commercial season and sold in Massachusetts.