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Guatemala,United States

29 September 2009

Tennessean (Nashville)

Five men, including a former Metro police officer, have been indicted in connection with an overseas gun smuggling scheme. According to an indictment made public Tuesday, the men conspired to buy semiautomatic pistols, revolvers and ammunition from Middle Tennessee gun dealers and ship them to Guatemala, where they were distributed to members of two South American drug cartels. In all, agents said, they managed to get 18 guns into the hands of the Lorenzana and... (

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