Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To Selling A Military Drone On eBay


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Henson Chua plead guilty in U.S. District court in Tampa today on charges of illegal arms sales and smuggling.According to Tampa bay Online, Chua was in Manila when he listed a three-foot long military Raven drone on eBay with an asking price of $13,000.

The sale was noticed by Special Operations Command (SOC) at MacDill Air Force Base, who tracked the drone to their arsenal through a partially visible bar code. 

Federal agents paid for the plane using PayPal and discovered Chua was representing an unidentified Russian buyer.

He faces up to 20 years in prison.

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