By Todd Bookman, January 9, 2019
New Hampshire National Public Radio
Gun manufacturer Sig Sauer’s chief executive is accused by German prosecutors of colluding with Sig Sauer’s sister-company in Germany to violate that country’s export rules.
High ranking members of the Colombian National Police found themselves in Exeter, N.H., in the spring of 2009. They were there to visit arms maker Sig Sauer, which had just secured a contract worth up to $306 million to provide Colombian law enforcement with nearly 100,000 pistols.
In photo: Investigators leave arms manufacturer Sig Sauer with boxes full of seized material in Eckernfoerde, Germany, July 3, 2014. Credit: Getty Images/NHPR