Milwaukee man in US on non-immigrant visa accused of trying to ship 26 guns to People's Republic of China
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee man, admitted to the United States under a non-immigrant visa, has been federally indicted, accused of attempting to ship guns to the People's Republic of China.
Zimo Sheng faces two counts -- violation of the "Arms Export Control Act" and "possession of a firearm by an alien in the United States under a non-immigrant visa."
Federal court documents accused Sheng of "knowingly and willfully attempting to export from the U.S. to the People's Republic of China a defense article (the complete upper assembly for a Glock 43 pistol), designated as a defense article on the US Munitions List, without having first obtained from the State Department a license for such export or written authorization for such export," and "knowingly possessing 26 firearms and approximately 16,553 rounds of ammunition transported in interstate commerce."
The indictment lists the firearms: