CBS News Uncovers BATFE Gunrunning Scandal

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"Fast and Furious," an operation run by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATFE), was designed to stop the flow of guns from the U.S. to Mexico's drug cartels. CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports that it had the opposite result, instead facilitating the delivery of thousands of guns into criminal hands. One source reports that well over 2,500 guns - including some 50-calibers - flooded the black market, all under BATFE's watchful eye. Originally aired 2/24/2011.