Police on Monday searched the home of a 34 year old man in the Larnaca district where they discovered 18 live hares in a fenced area.
The 34 year was questioned and then issued an out of court fine of €19,000.
Kophinou police station is investigating.
This is the second such fine in the past few days. Last Thursday, a 45 year old woman from the Nicosia district was fined €10,000 after police found nine live hares in a cage in the garden of her home.