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Marine Held in Mexican Prison, State Department Does Nothing

krivas Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:13 AM
This thing REALLY needs an edit button even if it's time restrictive :p And by the way its NOT a 'frivolous' charge. It's called TRANSPORTING ILLEGAL ARMS, my cousin in in prison for life in the USA for that charge so don't tell me its 'frivolous'.
scrow Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:41 AM
Might we know who he is, and what the charages against him were, so that we can assess if their in any way similar?
Hype_Blame22 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:34 AM
It's frivolous when you go through all the red tape with not one, but TWO countries. Or did you miss that part?

Jon Hammar, a former Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq, is being held in a notorious Mexican prison where Zetas gang members hold power. His crime? Declaring an antique shotgun to Mexican officials after registering the gun with U.S. Customs Agents on his way to Costa Rica. Hammar has been in a prison in Mexico for months now and this week, his parents got an extortion call demanding they wire thousands of dollars to the prison. Hammar spoke to his parents on the phone, saying he thought he was going to be killed. Hammar has been tortured during his...