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Delaney said that violent crime around the housing project decreased following the investigation.

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McNulty said those arrested weren’t duped into the purchases but were instead knowing participants in an illegal conspiracy. The purchasers ranged from a college student to a mother on canada goose outlet near me welfare and a part time brewery worker, who’s also canada goose outlet location a reservist in canada goose outlet winnipeg address the Virginia Army National Guard. On purchase forms they signed, each said they were buying the weapons for personal use.

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„If you think you can pick up some easy money by buying guns in Virginia think again,“ said McNulty. „You will be caught. You will be punished.“ Two ringleaders would pay people mainly canada goose outlet eu women who canada goose outlet parka were poor and without felony records between $30 and $75 each to buy guns that cost about $150 in Virginia. Then, the weapons were sold for about $750 canada goose outlet toronto on New York City streets.

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