Colorado man shipped gun parts hidden in toys to buyers around the world, indictment alleges

Michael John Suppes, of Windsor, charged with violating the U.S. Arms Export Control Act.

A Windsor man has been indicted in Denver’s federal court on numerous gun-smuggling charges after prosecutors allege he hid parts for assault rifles in toy cars and shipped them to buyers around the world including in Saudi Arabia and Cambodia.

In one such deal, Michael John Suppes, 45, is accused of agreeing to sell 30 AR-15 rifles and 20 AK-47 rifles with illegal 10-inch barrels to a federal agent posing as a Juarez, Mexico, gun buyer, according to U.S. District Court records.

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