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ATF Gunwalking Dates From 2006 – Mad Dawgs, Prosecutors and Smugglers

October 6, 2011
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Former U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton represents the family of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, slain last year in a firefight near Arivaca. He is preparing legal action concerning the incident. Tim Stellar, of the Arizona Daily Star, interviewed Mr. Charlton concerning the discovery of a Bush era 'gunwalking' operation that allowed hundreds of firearms...
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ATF Gunrunner Impact Team Releases Chart of Guns and Blood Flowing into Mexico

September 30, 2011
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Chart of blood red tracks obtained from CBS News indicates the rivers of blood that flow from the ATF guns that 'walked.' Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Phoenix Field Division Special Agent William Newell wrote this to his personal friend, Kevin M. O'Reilly of the White House National Security staff.
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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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Crime in Arizona Decreased During Last Four Years

April 18, 2011
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Crime statistics from the FBI confirm that the drug violence occurring in Sonora is not spilling over into Arizona. In fact, violent crime rates in Arizona have decreased in the last four years. Violent crime rate per 100,000 people dropped 7 percent from 2007 to 2008 and more than 15 percent from 2008 to 2009,...
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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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Border Patrol Agent Terry Killed by Single Shot After Firing Bean Bags

March 3, 2011
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An FBI report contains new information confirming that Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by a single shot, with a bullet matching the caliber of an AK-37 rifle. Agent Terry was a killed in a gun battle last December 14th, in a canyon near Arivaca. He was a member of the Border Patrol Tactical...
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FBI Rules Out Friendly Fire in BP Agent’s Death

February 16, 2011
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The FBI has determined that three of the four men detained by the Border Patrol on the night Agent Brian Terry was killed have no connection with the shooting death.
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