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Blood Gun Money

How America Arms Gangs and Cartels

by Ioan Grillo

Blood Gun Money by Ioan Grillo X
Blood Gun Money by Ioan Grillo
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    Feb 2021, 400 pages
    Paperback:
    Feb 22, 2022, 400 pages

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This in-depth investigation from a noted crime journalist reveals the profound impact of gun trafficking, from international arms production to violent crime and political debate across the globe.

On the surface, the role of a gun used in a crime appears straightforward — it's generally used to injure or as a means to threaten to injure an individual. However, when criminal investigators start to dig into the motive of the crime and how the gun ended up at the scene, it can become a far more complex story.

In Blood Gun Money, journalist Ioan Grillo, who specializes in criminal activity in Mexico and the United States, discusses the backstory of how guns find their way into the hands of criminals, especially in North America. Yet, it is not solely about the Mexican drug wars or gun crime in the United States. Grillo's research on gun trafficking takes him across the planet, as he speaks with arms dealers and manufacturers in Europe, gun rights and control activists in the United States, and criminals and law enforcement personnel throughout the Western Hemisphere. All ...

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