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20 February 2011

Tucson Citizen (Arizona)

A man approaches the counter at a Glendale gun store and asks for five AK-47 rifles. Three days later, he returns and buys seven pistols. Two weeks later, he buys 20 more AK-47s. Over the next several months, federal agents say, the same man, Uriel Patino of Phoenix, will return to Lone Wolf Trading Co. 18 times, buying a total of 42 handguns and 190 semiautomatic rifles. Patino tells store clerks that all 232 guns are for his personal use. But federal authorities... (

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