CA Man Gets Five Year Sentence For Trafficking ‘Ghost Guns’
By Tom Knighton
No matter what kind of gun control you try and enact, there will be ways around it. Especially in a country with as much wealth as the United States, where people can afford the tooling to bypass gun laws altogether.
We live in a world where people can manufacture their guns because they have the technology and know-how to do so, and there’s nothing a gun-grabbing government can do about it. Well, not at least until he’s caught.
A Grass Valley man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday by a U.S. District Court judge for the unlawful manufacturing and dealing of “ghost” guns, according to the federal Department of Justice.
Michael Paul Grisham Smith, 44, was arrested earlier this year after contacting a firearms vendor on the darknet, a part of the internet accessible only through specialized anonymity-providing tools, seeking to sell AR-15-style firearms without serial numbers, a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Unfortunately for Smith, the darknet isn’t inaccessible to law enforcement, and he ended up selling eight guns to an undercover officer working with Homeland Security.
It seems that because he went to the darknet to find a buyer for his guns, Smith wasn’t …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms