3 Saudis Charged With Smuggling Gun Parts Worth $100,000 From U.S.

      Published on Saturday, 9 November , 2019      402 Views     
3 Saudis Charged With Smuggling Gun Parts Worth $100,000 From U.S.

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Three Saudi nationals were charged in Southern California with violating federal export laws by buying $100,000 worth of gun parts in the U.S. while on student visas and smuggling them to Saudi Arabia, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.




An indictment returned this week charges Hatim Humeed Alsufyani, 36, and Mosab Alzahrani, 27, with conspiracy and knowingly exporting weapons parts without a license, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

A separate indictment charges Abdulwahab Mohammed A. Alabdulwahab, 30, with similar counts, as well as smuggling.

All three are believed to be in Saudi Arabia and could not be reached for comment.

Alsufyani and Alzahrani allegedly conspired between 2014 and 2018 to smuggle firearms parts from the U.S. to Saudi Arabia by falsely identifying rifle barrels, rifle triggers and other items as “shower curtain rods” or “car parts,” according to a news release.



On Dec. 10, 2016, Alzahrani attempted to board a flight from Los Angeles to Riyadh with 30 firearms parts concealed in his checked luggage, the indictment alleges.


Category Saudi News | 2019/11/09 latest update at 9:10 PM
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