Tuesday, March 8, 2011

ATF Accused of Selling Guns to Gangs since 2008

More evidence has been uncovered in the ATF's sales of firearms to Mexican Gangs. 

"A photograph shows an astonishing display of high-powered weapons put up for suspected Mexican drug cartel gun buyers. It's a rare glimpse into ATF's controversial undercover operations.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives allegedly let gun runners walk off with weapons - thousands of them - to see if they'd end up in the hands of the cartels. The Justice Department and ATF have denied it ever happened."

However, several agents have stepped forward and admitted they were forced to both transport and sell these weapons illegally to individuals inside Mexico. Full Story