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Grass Valley Man Pleads Guilty To Gun Trafficking

A Grass Valley man has pleaded guilty, in a federal courtroom in Sacramento, to gun trafficking charges. Assistant U.S Attorney, Justin Lee, says 44-year-old Michael Smith was manufacturing weapons at his home….

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Lee says between October of last year and February of this year Smith manufactured and sold eight AR-15 firearms without serial numbers to the undercover agent, on the dark web, in exchange for payment in bitcoin….

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Lee says Smith had five more weapons he was preparing to sell, at the time of his arrest. Smith is scheduled to be sentenced September 7th and faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison and 250-thousand dollar fine.

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