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United States

17 April 2009

New York Times

David P. Winfield was just the kind of gun trafficker that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has been trying to drive from the city's streets. He was arrested in 2005 and accused of using his wife and others as "straw buyers" to acquire more than two dozen sawed-off shotguns, semiautomatic pistols and rifles in Virginia, most of their serial numbers obliterated, and selling them for thousands of dollars in New York City. He faced up to five years in prison if... (

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