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'Fast and Furious' conspiracy

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In the latter part of 2010, the United States government’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) authorized spending $80 million on a gun running scheme, “Fast and Furious.”

These 1,800 weapons, purchased illegally in the United States by the BATFE from federally licensed gun dealers in southwest border states, were smuggled into Mexico without the knowledge of the Mexican government.

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