Indictment: 2 shopped alleged Saddam family guns

Two men have been indicted for allegedly trying to sell firearms believed to have been owned by the family of late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

David Phillip Ryan and Carlos Quirola-Ordonez were indicted Friday in Newark.

The 50-year-old Ryan lives in Miami, Florida, and the 57-year-old Quirola-Ordonez lives in New Milford, New Jersey. They were among four men originally charged in 2011. Both face one count of conspiring to transport stolen firearms, and Ryan faces one count of transporting stolen property in interstate commerce.

Federal authorities allege the quartet stored the guns in Florida and shipped them to New Jersey to be viewed by potential buyers. Seven guns with an estimated value of $250,000 to $350,000 were seized.

Attorneys for Ryan and Quirola-Ordonez couldn’t immediately be reached Friday.

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