As reported by Zachary Roth, Talking Points Memo
The former president of Blackwater has been indicted on weapons charges.
Federal prosecutors today charged Gary Jackson with conspiracy to violate firearms laws, false statements and possession of an unregistered firearm, reports the Associated Press.
Four others were also charged, including former general counsel Andrew Howell and former executive vice president Bill Mathews.
The AP reported last month that the Feds were considering charges stemming from a 2008 raid, in which federal agents found and seized 22 weapons, including 17 AK-47s. The Feds were probing whether Blackwater obtained the letterhead of a local sheriff in order to create a false justification for buying the guns.
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