Skip to comments.US arrest six Thais for illegally exporting weapon parts to Thailand
Posted on 06/04/2013 8:29:04 PM PDT by TexGrill
US authorities have arrested and indicted a Thai woman residing residing in Berkeley, California, and five others for illegally exported restricted firearm parts from the US to Thailand, US federal prosecutors said Monday. US media quoted US Attorneys Office as saying that Supanee Saenguthai, 35, a Thai citizen is one of six people who were arrested over the weekend for conspiring and then attempting to violate the Arms Control Export Act.
Five additional defendants were Nares Lekhakul, 36, a resident of Bellevue, Wash.; his brother Naris Lekhakul, 42, a Thai citizen arrested in SeaTac, Wash.; Witt Sittikornwanish, 24, a resident of the Los Angeles area, Wimol Brumme, 41, a Thai citizen residing in Las Vegas, and Sansit Mowanna, 35, a resident of the Los Angeles area, prosecutors said.
The indictment the six defendants conspired between 2011 and this year to export restricted firearms parts to Thailand from the U.S. The co-conspirators did not obtain the appropriate licenses to make the shipments and used false names and invoices to avoid detection, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Prosecutors said the various firearms were packed in specific ways designed to avoid detection by X-ray scanners.
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HEY!!! STOP IT!!!
That’s Benghazi Barry’s job!!!
ATF sold them to the Thai’s for sure, for sure!
Yes, our government is expert at creating AstroTurf criminals.
I don’t think he signed it yet, but we ARE delivering F16s to the muslim brotherhood and manpads to al qaeda.
I wonder what religion they are.
They mailed magazines for .45 cal pistols abroad?
Big freaking deal...!
This is just political fireworks to suggest that the administration takes arms exports seriously —a notion in view of the past 2 years seems totally ridiculous.
Their mailings were guilty in only the very most extreme technical sense.
ITAR enforcement for PISTOL MAGS?
Is it all good now?
Others thinking of shipping gun parts in the manner should address them to Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice, C/O (insert name of actual recipient). There, all better.
Your analysis is probably the most accurate.