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https://www.foxnews.com/us/houston-man-first-to-be-indicted-for-bump-stock-possession-since-ban

A Houston man was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of possessing a rifle with a bump stock attached to it, in what is believed to be the first such case since the Trump administration banned the device earlier this year.

Prosecutors said Ajay Dhingra, 43, is charged with possessing a machine gun, two counts of making false statements to acquire a firearm and possessing a firearm after having been judged a mental defective or being committed to a mental institution. Authorities were tipped off about Dhingra last month when he called the George W. Bush Foundation and left a "concerning message."

The Associated Press, citing court records, reported that Dhingra also sent an email to the foundation asking the former president to "send one of your boys to come and murder me."

Officers then obtained a search warrant for Dhingra's home where they found 277 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, a Colt rifle with a bump stock attached, and a Glock pistol. Dhingra told Secret Service agents who showed up at his house that he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

If convicted of any of the charges, Dhingra could face 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

The nationwide bump stock ban took effect in March of this year, under the same federal law that prohibits possessing machine guns. The devices became a focal point of the national gun control debate after the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting, in which a gunman opened fire on a music festival, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds more.

Investigators found that the gunman used a bump stock to fire 1,100 rounds of ammunition from the 32nd-floor suite of his hotel.
I'm waiting for someone to file a lawsuit against the government for not being compensated for their banned property.
 

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This nutcase sent this message to the George W. Bush foundation: The Associated Press, citing court records, reported that Dhingra also sent an email to the foundation asking the former president to "send one of your boys to come and murder me. Is anyone surprised that he was arrested?
 

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"...two counts of making false statements to acquire a firearm and possessing a firearm after having been judged a mental defective or being committed to a mental institution."

So then who gives a crap about the bump stock? This is a far greater issue of concern to prosecuters, the bump stock is just something for the press to get on about.
 
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Prosecutors said Ajay Dhingra, 43, is charged with possessing a machine gun, two counts of making false statements to acquire a firearm and possessing a firearm after having been judged a mental defective or being committed to a mental institution. Authorities were tipped off about Dhingra last month when he called the George W. Bush Foundation and left a "concerning message."

The Associated Press, citing court records, reported that Dhingra also sent an email to the foundation asking the former president to "send one of your boys to come and murder me."
 

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after having been judged a mental defective or being committed to a mental institution.
sounds like he may also have the groundwork in place for an insanity defense.....expect thousands of dollars and many briefs and man hours in Court as they try to establish that he is sane and was sane at the time of purchase.
 

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Yeah, this is not the case we want going through the courts. This guy's a criminal and a wacko. He's going to jail.
 
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