PORTLAND – A hearing is scheduled for Aug. 23 in U.S. District Court regarding trial scheduling and a motion to continue for the fishermen and seafood dealers who were indicted in 2022 with conspiracy, mail fraud, and obstruction of justice in connection with a multi-year scheme to sell unreported Atlantic herring and falsify fishing records. 

Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Sept. 5. The trial is anticipated for September and expected to last two weeks.

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