Brendan McGuire

Russian Arms Dealer ‘Merchant Of Death’ Viktor Bout Convicted In NYC Federal Court

A shadowy Russian arms dealer was convicted Wednesday of seeking to make millions of dollars by selling heavy weaponry to a terror group so it could attack what prosecutors said he told his customers was a common enemy – U.S. forces helping the Colombian government.

11/02/2011

Viktor Bout (c) is escorted by DEA agents upon arrival in New York - Nov 16, 2010 (credit: AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration)

Prosecutor To NYC Jury: Viktor Bout Wanted To Kill Americans

Opening arguments began Wednesday in the trial of a former Soviet army officer accused of agreeing to sell weapons to anti-American rebels.

10/12/2011