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United Kingdom

28 October 2005

BBC News

A computer technician who bought and sold replica handguns via his website has been jailed for three years. Andrew Phillips, 21, of Lauriston Drive, Old Basford, Nottingham, advertised pistols on his website. He admitted seven firearms offences and asked for 46 similar charges to be considered at Nottingham Crown Court. The court heard he was caught when a shipment of the potentially dangerous weapons was intercepted by customs officials in Dover in October 2004.... (

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