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  1. #1 10,800 Assault Weapons Parts Seized by CBP in Louisville 
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    At the Express Consignment Operations hubs in Louisville U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a shipment from China that contained over 10,000 Assault Weapons parts being smuggled into the country.

    The shipment was seized on May 22. Officers inspected the item, which was arriving from Shenzhen, China, destined for a residence in Melbourne, Florida. The parcel was manifested as containing 100 Steel Pin Samples. This is a common practice of smugglers manifesting the contraband as a harmless or a legitimate commodity in hopes of eluding further examination.

    “The importing of any type of munitions is regulated by the ATF,” said Thomas Mahn, Port Director, Louisville. “This smuggler was knowingly trying to avoid detection, however, our officers remain vigilant, ensuring our community is safe.”
    https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-m...cbp-louisville

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    ICE HSI seizes website illegally selling weapon components, silencers from China in US

    https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ic...ncers-china-us
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    I wonder who lives at the residence in Melborne Florida...

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