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The US gun smugglers recruited by one of Mexico’s most brutal cartels

It was nothing more than a routine inspection for federal agents. But as they browsed the records of Carter’s Country gun shop in Houston, investigators picked up on a series of big sales. For cash. Federal agents were alerted not only by the number of guns involved – sometimes a dozen at a time – […]

‘Fast and Furious’ papers show struggle

Washington (CNN) — An intense struggle among several senior Justice Department officials was revealed Friday as internal documents on the gun-running Operation Fast and Furious were released by the department. About 1,400 pages that had been demanded by Capitol Hill investigators were sent to three key congressional committees in advance of what is expected to […]

"Grenade-walking" part of "Gunwalker" scandal

October 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis “Grenade-walking” part of “Gunwalker” scandal 14 Oct 2011 There’s a new twist in the government’s “gunwalking” scandal involving an even more dangerous weapon: grenades. CBS News said on “The Early Show” that the investigation into the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)’s so-called “Fast and Furious” operation […]