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27 January 2004

Times (UK)

A father and son flooded Britain's underworld with thousands of deactivated guns and kits that could easily be restored into lethal weapons. Criminal armourers flocked to their ramshackle shop in a converted farm building in rural Derbyshire and the weapons were used in murders, wielded by underworld hitmen and linked to paramilitary groups. William Greenwood, 76, and his son, Mitchell, 42, two former egg salesmen, offered supposedly safe AK-47 rifles, Uzi... (

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