FindLaw: U.S. v. Victor Bout -- International arms dealer charged with conspiring to sell Colombian terrorists arms


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U.S. v. Viktor Bout and Andrew Smulian

U.S. Charges Against International Arms Traffickers
February 27, 2008

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  • U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers

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  • 18 U.S.C. § 2339B
        Material Support for Terrorists
  • Terror-Related Cases
  • Federal charges were unsealed against international arms dealer Viktor Bout, a Russian citizen, accusing him of supplying weapons to the Colombian terrorist group FARC.

    The charges allege that Bout and his associate Andrew Smulian conspired to sell DEA informants -- who held themselves out to be FARC representatives -- surface-to-air missile systems, armor piercing rocket launchers, and other weapons.


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