NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Milford, New Jersey man pleaded guilty Wednesday to scheming to sell several firearms federal that prosecutors said are believed to have once belonged to the family of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

Carlos Manuel Quirola, 58, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to transport stolen firearms, prosecutors said.

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The guns were allegedly stored in Florida and shipped to New Jersey, where Quirola sought to find a buyer. He faces up to five years in prison when he’s sentenced in June.

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Seven guns with an estimated value of $250,000 to $350,000 were seized in December 2012. Among them was a .357 semi-automatic pistol featuring a gold medallion “QS” believed to indicate Saddam Hussein’s son, Qusay.

Two other defendants have pleaded guilty; a fourth is scheduled for trial in May.

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