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United States

15 July 2009

El Paso Times (Texas)

EL PASO — The FBI agent charged with illegal arms trading has been linked to a rifle found at a gunbattle that killed seven people, including a captain in the Mexican army. John Thomas Shipley, 39, was indicted in federal court last week on charges that he sold weapons without a dealer's license on several Web sites and at gun shows. An ATF search warrant unsealed Tuesday stated that Shipley sold a .50-caliber rifle to Luis Armando Rodriguez for $8,300 in 2007. At... (

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