Joseph was released from prison in February 2018.
Nicole was released from prison in July 2018.
In early 2016, Joseph Buddenberg and Nicole Kissane signed non-cooperating plea agreements in which they pled guilty to Conspiracy to Violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Joseph and Nicole were accused of releasing thousands of animals from fur farms, and causing damage to other businesses associated with the fur industry, in the summer and fall of 2013.
In May 2016, Joseph was sentenced to two years in prison. Nicole was sentenced to 21 months in January 2017.