Viktor Bout – Government Trial Exhibit 1002-T

The US government is prosecuting Viktor Bout for violating several federal criminal laws. The following is a transcript of a conversation allegedly between Viktor Bout and a confidential informant for the DEA. The informant testified in trial that Mr. Bout told the informant “Let’s go to war” as they waited for an elevator at the Sofitel Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

DATE: March 6, 2008
START TIME: 1:20 p.m.
FILE: N-63
LOCATION: Bangkok, Thailand
PARTICIPANTS: Viktor Bout, Andrew Smulian, Misha Belozerosky, Carlos, Mike, Ricardo, Unidentified female, and Unidentified male

Viktor Bout – Government Trial Exhibit 1002-T

We would like to thank George Mapp @dobroyeutro for providing us the document.


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