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US Sentences Romanian-born Arms Trafficker to 10 Years

A Romanian-born man has been sentenced in the United States to 10 years in prison for conspiring to sell military-grade weapons in Europe. Virgil Georgescu, a U.S. citizen born in Romania, was sentenced Friday in Manhattan after being convicted by a jury earlier this year. Georgescu was arrested in Montenegro in 2014 in a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sting operation. Prosecutors accused him of collaborating with a former Romanian government official and a former Italian...

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