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Amber Heard to fight dog smuggling charges in Australia

"Zombieland" actress Amber Heard has announced that she will be fighting the charges of illegally smuggling her and husband Johnny Depp's Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia earlier this year.

By: PTI | Los Angeles |
December 8, 2015 1:16:52 pm
Amber Heard “Zombieland” actress Amber Heard has announced that she will be fighting the charges of illegally smuggling her and husband Johnny Depp’s Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia earlier this year.
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“Zombieland” actress Amber Heard has announced that she will be fighting the charges of illegally smuggling her and husband Johnny Depp’s Yorkshire terriers, Pistol and Boo, into Australia earlier this year.

Depp failed to file the proper paperwork for his two dogs, thereby violating the rules of Australia’s Quarantine Act 1908.

Now, she’s going to fight the two counts against her and hopefully avoid the 10 years in prison and hefty fines that face her if convicted, reported E!Online.

“My decision to defend these charges, as will become apparent in the appropriate forum of the Court, is not intended to in any way diminish the importance of Australia’s laws,” she said in the statement.

Although she hasn’t appeared in court for any of the proceedings yet, Heard, 29, added that she’s “looking forward” to challenging her alleged crimes. The case has been adjourned until December 15.

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