Few Federal Gun Cases in Chicago Involved Traffickers

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Zachary Fardon, the ousted U.S. Attorney in Chicago, says he prosecuted more gun cases last year than in any year since 2004. The office opened 105 weapons cases in the year that ended Sept. 30, up from 73 a year earlier and the highest annual total in at least two decades. Yet few cases involved traffickers, those at the top of the illegal gun-distribution chain, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!