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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 07:38 AM

 

Guns bought at Dallas area gun shows end up bound for Africa

Handguns purchased at North Texas gun shows ended up in West Africa, and now four local men are in federal custody charged in connection with a firearms smuggling plot, federal court records show.

Nii Armah Obeney, Dambayi Edmund Awufiba and Henry Kofi Plange are facing federal firearms charges. Obeney and Jerry Gomina, 37, are charged with helping to ship a firearm overseas.

Obeney and Awufiba, 42, are natives of Ghana who are in the U.S. legally, authorities say. Plange and Gomina have U.S. passports. The men were arrested in Dallas and Arlington in May. A trial is scheduled for September, but prosecutors said in court papers that they will be offering plea deals.

The suspects are accused of smuggling guns and ammunition to Ghana after buying the handguns over three years from various firearms dealers from Mesquite to East Texas. They hid the guns in household goods placed inside vehicles and other items that ended up on shipping containers headed for Africa.

http://www.dallasnews.com/news/crime/headlines/20150809-guns-bought-at-dallas-area-gun-shows-end-up-bound-for-africa.ece

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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 08:27 AM

1. Good to see the ATF is doing their job. nt

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Tue Aug 11, 2015, 10:53 AM

2. Good to see the Feds doing their job instead of whining about gun laws.

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