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26 January 2011

Vancouver Sun (British Columbia)

A Vancouver man has been convicted in Seattle of trafficking nearly two dozen firearms as well as making false statements to U.S. officials. Thirty-five-year-old Oliver King, who is also known as Hamid Malekpour, was arrested May 19, 2010, after he traveled from B.C. to Oregon and returned to the border area with 21 guns. A jury convicted him after a five-day trial. He is slated to be sentenced April 11 and faces up to 10 years in jail. Jurors heard that King claimed... (

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