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  • Viktor Bout in 2010 is led off a flight from Bangkok to New York during his extradition to face trial on charges of transporting weapons. (Associated Press)

    Associate of jailed arms dealer arrested

    An associate of convicted international arms dealer Viktor Bout has been arrested in Australia in connection with a conspiracy with Bout and others to illegally purchase two aircraft from companies located in the United States, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration boss Michele Leonhart said Thursday.

  • Viktor Bout, a suspected Russian arms dealer, listens to reporter's questions from inside a court cell at the criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand Friday, Aug. 20, 2010. An appeals court ruled in favor of a U.S. request to extradite the elusive Russian businessman dubbed "The Merchant of Death." (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

    Thai court orders extradition of Russian arms dealer to U.S.

    International arms dealer Viktor Bout, the so-called "Merchant of Death" named in February in a federal grand jury indictment in New York on charges of conspiring to finance an aircraft fleet to arm bloody conflicts and support rogue regimes worldwide, will be returned to the United States to stand trial, a court in Thailand ruled on Friday.

  • Viktor Bout

    U.S. indicts arms 'Merchant of Death'

    International arms dealer Viktor Bout, the so-called "Merchant of Death" being held in Thailand on charges of selling weapons to Marxist rebels in Colombia to kill Americans, was named Wednesday in an indictment unsealed in New York as conspiring to finance an aircraft fleet to arm bloody conflicts and support rogue regimes worldwide.

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