Price of an AK-47 in California’s Black Market

An AK-47 assault rifle purchased on the black market in the U.S. state of California is sold for $400.

The gun is illegal to own in the state. Arms traffickers purchase the AK-47s in neighboring Nevada and resell them within California.


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  1. Source: Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross, “Assault rifles flow freely from Nevada,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 25, 2009.

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