Gun Trafficking

Gun Traffickers Use Chinatown Buses to Move Weapons

October 14, 2015 – Authorities say that Michael Bassier, an illegal gun trafficker, used inexpensive buses in Chinatown to transport over 100 weapons.

Undercover NYPD officers purchased the guns for $130,000. The guns included assault rifles, 9mm Ruger and Glock pistols, .22 caliber Walther pistols, and MP Uzis.

Bassier has been charged on multiple counts and could serve up to 25 years in prison if convicted.