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The Case of the Missing FBI Informant’s Gun at Brian Terry Murder Scene

September 10, 2011
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Allegations that there was a third gun found at Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder have surfaced, bring more questions about the facts surrounding the firefight in Arivaca last year.
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ATF Director And US Attorney Resign As Fast and Furious Gunwalking Scandals Continue

August 30, 2011
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Kenneth Melson, the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, has resigned amidst the continuing scandals of his agency's program of 'gunwalking', or allowing the unhindered sales of firearms for illegal importation into Mexico.
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Major Phoenix ATF Shakeup after ‘Gun Walking’

May 18, 2011
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Top agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiveshave been replaced in Phoenix, following the 'Fast and Furious' and 'Operation Gunrunner' capers that helped armed Mexican drug gangs. CBS News reporter Cheryl Attkisson continues to report on the "Fast and Furious" ATF operation, also known as Operation Gunrunner.
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ATF Encouraged Guns to Cross Border Despite Seller’s Concerns

April 17, 2011
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The AK 47 that killed Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was allowed into Mexico by Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms administrators. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa received ATF emails from gun dealers that detail concerns that quantities of guns being sold to straw buyers were diverted to Mexico for use in the escalating drug...
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ATF Allowed AK-47s into Mexico Found at Brian Terry Gunfight

March 7, 2011
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CBS News reports that Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by an AK-47 that was traced back to an Arizona gun shop. US officials in the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agency allowed these "guns to walk" into Mexico for the purpose of tracing them at crime scenes and other locations in Mexico.
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