New Washington Field Division Press Release: Firearms Trafficker Pleads Guilty to False Statements

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May 16, 2019
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to making false statements to acquire firearms. “The trafficking of illegally obtained firearms creates tremendous risk for violence and presents a serious danger to our communities and the law enforcement officers who keep us safe,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “We will continue our constantly expanding partnership with the ATF to use federal firearms laws to hold individuals accountable for their role in trafficking illegally purchased firearms. The ATF in the Eastern District of Virginia is living up to its self-imposed motto of being no better partner.”
Last Reviewed May 17, 2019