3 men accused of military-grade-weapons plot

According to federal court papers unsealed Friday in Phoenix, at least three people who allegedly worked for a Mexican drug cartel face charges of plotting to buy a Stinger Missile, anti-tank rockets and other military firepower.

The Arizona Republic reports the indictment reads, “The object of the conspiracy was to obtain and possess military-grade weaponry, and then to export that weaponry to the Republic of Mexico and supply that weaponry to a Mexican drug trafficking organization.”

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