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Snapchat is used by the arms dealers, the market for illegal guns

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A Nevada man used Snapchat to market of illegal guns to buyers in California, according to a new report.

Anthony Reed, 22, used a social media platform for the display of guns to potential buyers, at least one of his posts was seen by an undercover ATF agent, ” The Guardian reported.

A post, reportedly shows a Reed-tapping of a woman in the butt with the barrel of a gun with a high capacity magazine.

Reed, his roommate and his roommate’s brother, bought hundreds and hundreds of semi-automatic handguns in Nevada, which does not require background checks or record-keeping for private sales, according to federal authorities.

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As a Nevada resident, was busted for the use of Snapchat in the market of illegal arms to buyers in the usa.
(AP)

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The weapons that were being smuggled into the Oakland, Calif., where the friends of Reed’s, but they are on the market at Snapchat, authorities said.

From January to November 2018, the undercover ATF agent reported to have paid more than $30,000 a year for 35 guns, including some Glocks and ” assault pistols with high capacity magazines which are prohibited in the usa.

Snapchat does not allow the promotion or sale of any firearm at the site, as well as working with law enforcement to investigate which of the Snapchat user is in breach of the rules. However, the researchers said, is that it has been used by other traders to to.

A number of reports have shown that, on other platforms, including Instagram, can be used to control the sale of firearms.

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