Armenian immigrant and 5 others convicted of military-weapons charges in FBI sting - 2007-07-24

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F0.png Armenian immigrant and 5 others convicted of military-weapons charges in FBI sting July 24, 2007, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press, Union Tribune

An Armenian immigrant accused of plotting to sell anti-aircraft missiles and other military weapons from the former Soviet Union to an FBI informant was convicted Tuesday along with five co-defendants.

Artur Solomonyan could face up to life in prison on charges including arms trafficking conspiracy, firearms trafficking conspiracy, interstate firearms trafficking and illegal transfer and possession of a machine gun.


{{cite news | first = Larry | last = Neumeister | title = Armenian immigrant and 5 others convicted of military-weapons charges in FBI sting | url = http://legacy.signonsandiego.com/news/nation/20070724-1316-weaponssmuggling.html | work = Associated Press | publisher = Union Tribune | date = July 24, 2007 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}