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Gun Policy News, 28 November 2013

Canadá,Israel,Estados Unidos

28 November 2013

Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh)

A military veteran from Wheeling, W.Va., has been sentenced to five years of federal probation for illegally shipping guns to Israel, Canada and elsewhere. Michael Frank, 26, admitted in January that he sold 24 weapons to foreign customers. The U.S. attorney's office had argued that he deserved at least four years in prison, while his lawyer asked for an alternative to jail time. He was sentenced Tuesday. The case began in May 2012 after authorities in Jerusalem... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

28 November 2013

Sky News (Australia)

A Queensland father and his two sons have been charged over an enormous cache of 328 illegal weapons and 4.2 tonnes of ammunition. It's believed to be the largest haul of illegal weapons ever uncovered in the state. Police raided their 800-hectare property at Moonford, near Monto, inland from Bundaberg, on Monday. They found the enormous stockpile including automatic and semi-automatic firearms, many of which had been modified. An MP5 navy sub machine gun used in... (GunPolicy.org)

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Estados Unidos

28 November 2013

Washington Times

Federal gun-purchase background checks ticked up in October, but analysts say the surge in applications to buy guns, which peaked in the months after the Newtown school shootings in Connecticut, likely has leveled off. After hitting an all-time high of 2.8 million in December 2012, checks run through the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System remained high through May when compared to previous year tallies. Sales then dropped for the next four months,... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

28 November 2013

Courier-Mail (Brisbane)

A 69-year-old farmer and his two sons have been arrested as part of Queensland police's largest gun seizure of more than 300 firearms and four tonnes of ammunition. The trio were arrested during a search warrant at an 800ha property at Moonford near Monto - west of Bundaberg - with police unearthing 328 fire arms and 4.2 tonnes of ammunition. The property had been searched just two months earlier as part of compulsory audits according to firearm... (GunPolicy.org)

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Australia

28 November 2013

myPolice - Queensland Police Service News, Media release

Police have uncovered one of the largest holdings of illegal firearms, military style weapons, and ammunition in Queensland following an extended search of a property in Monto. On Monday detectives from the Drug and Serious Crime Group's Firearms Investigation Team along with detectives from the Central Region raided a property in Moonford, via Monto and located a significant amount of firearms and ammunition. Police allegedly located 328 weapons within the residence... (GunPolicy.org)

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