Carlos Gamarra-Murillo

Charge Date: Wed Aug. 18, 2004
Investigation Type(s):Informant, Sting
Charges:Arms control violations, Drug violations, Firearms violations, Material support for terrorists
Outcome:Pleaded guilty
Convictions:Arms control violations, Material support for terrorists
Alleged Affiliation:Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

Gamarra-Murillo, a weapons broker for FARC, the left-wing Colombian guerilla group, met with an informant posing as an arms supplier. He conspired to distribute 4,400 pounds of cocaine in exchange for machine guns, grenade launchers, and other weapons. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested him after he met with undercover agents to finalize the $4 million deal. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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