Minneapolis Man Admits To Smuggling AK-47 Parts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis man has admitted to smuggling parts of AK-47 rifles from the U.S. to Paraguay — disguised in a box that was said to contain T-shirts.

Thirty-year-year-old Fabian Lojano-Lojano pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of smuggling goods from the United States.

According to a plea agreement, he admitted that on June 23, 2010, he dropped off a package at UPS that was labeled as containing T-shirts. In reality, it contained AK-47 parts.

Lojano-Lojano also admitted to sending similar packages to Paraguay on 46 other occasions between September 2009 and June 2010. In all, the packages contained enough parts to assemble at least 10 firearms.

It’s not clear what type of sentence will be recommended. The count carries a maximum 10 years in prison.

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  • Bye Bye

    Please leave now

  • Judge Jimmye

    What tactics did they use to gain this information. This needs some deeper investigation by the aclu. Has anyone on cco contacted macrel man in St. Paul branch?

  • Londo

    Ah, yes! the virtues of tolerance and diversity.

    Any comment on this by the Humphrey Institute, Gov. Dayton, the DFL or Obama aupporters?

    Man, I wish Scott WALKER was our governor.

    • Mollari

      Yes, clearly his behavior was tolerated. Do you even know what these words mean?

  • cdubs

    Silly Fabian, gun smuggling is a job for AG Holder.

  • Homeland

    This is why I support profiling for Scandanavians.

  • Kevin

    Aint diversity grand?????

    • No mind

      You’re one clever dude Kevin. IS this the 500th times you pasted that into a story. Factory worker?

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