(BCN) — The U.S. Department of Justice charged two Oakland men for dealing firearms without a license, announced U.S. Attorney Stephanie Hinds on Friday.
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A federal grand jury charged Moises de Jesus Gomez and Roy Montoya for two separate indictments on June 16. Both men face a maximum 5-year sentence for alleged unlicensed gun sales from July 2021 through April 2022.
Montoya also faces a 10-year sentence for possessing a machine gun. The two separate cases follow the department’s launch of their Cross-Jurisdictional Firearms Trafficking Strike Forces program, which works to cut back firearm trafficking in five regions around the nation.
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