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Gun’s Serial Number ‘Altered’ for Sentencing (access required)

A firearm serial number that is made less legible is “altered” for purposes of applying a four-level sentencing enhancement for “an altered or obliterated serial number” on a firearm, and the 4th Circuit affirms defendant’s 105-month sentence for his conviction as a felon in possession of firearms, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). The district ...