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6 July 2006

New York Sun

Two New York City gun dealers recently received some unexpected visitors: police officers bearing desk appearance tickets and orders to seize the dealers' inventory of guns and revoke their licenses. The case was based on evidence collected in May by a team of private investigators commissioned by Mayor Bloomberg. Their crime, according to City Hall, was a "straw purchase" — selling a gun to someone even though they know it was going to another person. The police... (

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