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United States

1 August 2007

Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

A man arrested Tuesday night for planning to smuggle four pistols and two machine guns to Puerto Rico was ordered held without bail today in Orlando. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents arrested Hiram Rivera Ortiz, 34, in a sting operation after he accepted six weapons from an undercover agent posing as an international firearms trafficker. Ortiz agreed to transport the weapons to Puerto Rico for $4,500 and had received $500 in advance, according to an... (

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