The owner and CEO of a Westbury-based seafood marketing company allegedly sold more than $100,000 in fresh fish and shellfish to Long Island restaurants without proper licenses and permits, authorities said.

Richard Scores, Jr., 57, of Commack, was arrested Thursday by Nassau County District Attorney investigators and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation police officers after a joint investigation, officials said.

He allegedly sold shellfish and food fish without proper permits or licensure to restaurants in Garden City, Carle Place, Port Washington, New Hyde Park, and Westbury, as well as in Commack in Suffolk County.

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