Brazil’s Largest Arms Trafficker Arrested in U.S.

Frederik Barbieri tried to smuggle sixty automatic weapons into Rio's International Airport in June of 2017.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The man considered to be the largest arms dealers trafficking weapons into Brazil was arrested in Florida on Saturday, according to a Brazilian official at the Specialized Weapons, Ammunition and Explosive Police Department (DESARME).

“End of the line for the biggest arms dealers in Brazil! Victory for the Civil Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro!,” read a message on DESARME’s social media . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?