Ammunition Smuggling Seizures in Arizona

in Transnational Crime

Ammunition for firearms in Mexico are strictly regulated, creating a black market smuggling trade from the United States. In Fiscal Year 2007, the six entry ports in the border state of Arizona seized 760 rounds of ammunition from smugglers. In the 2011 Fiscal Year, 95,416 rounds of ammunition was seized by Custom officials.

Source: Robert Anglen, “Smuggled U.S. ammo feeds drug wars,” USA Today, October 9, 2011.

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