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 Post subject: Fake news?
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 8:05 pm 
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ailed.html

Something about this news story just doesn't add up what do you guys think were they real guns or deactivated?


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 Post subject: Re: Fake news?
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 8:11 pm 
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Don't know about Fake News, but its very Old News... the article is dated 2011....


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 Post subject: Re: Fake news?
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:59 am 
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I wonder if he's out yet? The article doesn't explicitly say whether they're de-acts/replicas or live firearms though, but considering the 16 year sentence i'd have hoped they were live!

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They were live. Ammunition was also recovered. He will be eligible for parole next year.

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Live? So the bit about buying them on ebay was a porkie, then?................and who was he buying them from?

Add the daily mail into the equation and the credibility diminishes exponentially...........

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Only needs one to be live though - Ebay haven't allowed firearms sales (of any kind) since about 2000 i think.


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