Skip to comments.Conspiracy indictments indicate sanctioned gunwalking, government lies
Posted on 08/20/2012 7:00:19 AM PDT by marktwain
Documents analyzed over the past few days in this column, received from a source close to the case of former FBI agent John Shipley, convicted of illegally dealing in firearms, indicate not only a pattern of government-sanctioned gunwalking similar to what occurred in the Fast and Furious debacle, but also raise suspicions that federal agents lied on the application to obtain a search warrant for Shipleys residence.
In previous installments of this exclusive story, Gun Rights Examiner documented how collector and hobbyist Shipley sold a Barrett .50 caliber rifle to a former deputy, who then resold it to a trafficker with a Mexican address on his Texas driver license. Next, the cooperation with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives by the Federal Firearms Licensee who brokered the gun sale was documented. It was then demonstrated that ATF, which was surveilling the trafficker and getting intelligence from the dealer, must have either deliberately turned a blind eye to a serious violation of gun laws by its informant FFL, or, more probably, authorized the sale that took place in the parking lot of Collectors Gun Exchange in El Paso, where a mysterious and unidentified subject (a law enforcement agent?) transferred the weapon to the trafficker. And in yesterdays piece of the puzzle, tactics designed by the government to prejudice the jury into delivering a guilty verdict were documented.
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