Informant: ATF “gun walking” went on for years, “It really makes me sick,” says gun dealer.

Image: Detty made the commitment and assumed the risks…


Detty made the commitment and assumed the risks involved to help the feds make their case, often selling guns to these thugs from his home in the dead of night. Originally told the investigation would last just weeks, Detty’s involvement stretched on for an astonishing three years and involved several other cases besides the original Operation Wide Receiver.

Image: Mike Detty with CBS correspondent Sheryl Attkisson.

Though the case took several twists and turns perhaps the cruelest turn was his betrayal by the very agency he risked everything to help. Read CBS and Sheryl Attkisson’s interview with Detty and others who suffered from the abuse of the ATF at CBS.

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