Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Feds use 7 attorneys to file forfeiture proceedings against Deming gun shop

A 10-count civil forfeiture complaint was filed yesterday in the District of New Mexico seeking forfeiture of assets related to a gun shop in Deming, N.M ., whose owner and employees were previously indicted on charges related to firearms smuggling and money laundering, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, United States Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales of the District of New Mexico and Dennis A. Ulrich, acting special agent in charge of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in El Paso, Texas. The complaint alleges that, between April 2010 and July 2011, property associated with New Deal Shooting Sports was used in connection with, among other things, a conspiracy to make false statements in connection with the acquisition of firearms and to illegally export firearms to Mexico, a conspiracy to engage in money laundering, and a conspiracy to facilitate the trafficking of narcotics...press release

Read the release and you will see they are using seven attorneys in the forfeiture case.

Gee, you think there is some money for them in this? You bet.

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