Zero Point Zero, the US food-centric production company behind the Anthony Bourdain shows “No Reservations,” and “Parts Unknown,” is taking a dive into investigative journalism with a new, digital-only documentary series titled “Food Crimes.”

The first episode, released June 15 in partnership with ZPZ's website "Food Republic", looked at the illegal seafood business, spotlighting the case of South African fish smuggler Arnold Bengis, who was convicted of sneaking Chilean sea bass and rock lobster into the United States illegally, a player in a seafood black market believed to be a $23 billion industry. The episode's surprising revelation is that his case is not an anomaly: one-third of all fish in this country (US) is illegal.

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