Eric Thompson, a Wisconsin online weapons dealer, sold guns or accessories to the killers in the Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University mass shootings as well as a man who opened fire at a Pennsylvania health club. Police say Thompson, shown in Green Bay, Wis., quietly shut down the business in May amid scores of complaints from customers in nearly every state accusing the company of billing without delivering their orders.
Eric Thompson, a Wisconsin online weapons dealer, sold guns or accessories to the killers in the Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University mass shootings as well as a man who opened fire at a Pennsylvania health club. Police say Thompson, shown in Green Bay, Wis., quietly shut down the business in May amid scores of complaints from customers in nearly every state accusing the company of billing without delivering their orders.
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published Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
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MADISON, Wis. — An online weapons dealer who sold the handgun used in the Virginia Tech massacre and provided equipment in two other mass shootings has quietly closed up shop amid a flurry of complaints from customers who allege he failed to deliver orders after billing them.

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