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Operation Fast and Furious

ATF Chief Out Over Controversial Gun Trafficking Program

The Huffington Post | Alexander Belenky | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Melson is out as head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Melson has b...

NRA To Sue Over Obama Administration Gun Control Rule

Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON -- The gun industry plans to file lawsuits on Wednesday challenging requirements that weapons dealers along the U.S. ...

John Rudolf

'A Perfect Storm Of Idiocy': ATF Agents Slam Gun-Trafficking Operation

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

A botched gun-trafficking investigation that allowed suspected criminals to purchase roughly 2,000 firearms -- many which later crossed the border int...

WATCH: U.S. Guns From Controversial ATF Operation Found At Mexican Crime Scenes

Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- At least 122 firearms from a botched U.S. undercover operation have been found at crime scenes in Mexic...

Watch: Fast And Furious Gun Operation Under Scrutiny

Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

Operation Fast And Furious was a government illegal gun-trafficking sting operation that ended up putting guns in the hands of criminals. Now some...

ATF Chief Pressured To Resign Over Gun Trafficking Scandal

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, is facing pressure to resign over a controversial gun-tra...

ATF Chief Reportedly To Be Ousted Over Controversial Gun Trafficking Operation

Wall Street Journal | Posted 08.18.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department is expected to oust the head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to people familiar with the ...

ATF Agents Say They Were Ordered To Stand By And Watch As Guns Were Sent To Mexico

Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON -- U.S. firearms agents told lawmakers on Wednesday they were instructed to only watch as hundreds of guns were bough...