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The fuel for a nuclear bomb is in the hands of an unknown black marketeer from Russia, U.S. officials say | Center for Public Integrity

The fuel for a nuclear bomb is in the hands of an unknown black marketeer from Russia, U.S. officials say | Center for Public Integrity

The sample of highly-enriched uranium, of a type that could be used in a nuclear bomb, arrived here on a rainy summer day four years ago, in a blue shopping bag carried by a former policeman.

According to court documents, the bag quickly passed through the hands of three others on its way to a prospective buyer.

Source: The fuel for a nuclear bomb is in the hands of an unknown black marketeer from Russia, U.S. officials say | Center for Public Integrity