The Nuclear Loophole

2002: Brian Ross demonstrates how easy it is to smuggle uranium into the U.S.

The Nuclear Loophole

Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling
Nuclear Smuggling

Back in 2002, as the one-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approached, the Brian Ross Investigative Unit conducted an important test to determine how safe the United States was at the time from a nuclear threat.

Concealed inside a suitcase was this steel pipe with a lead lining, concealing 15 pounds of depleted uranium bound for the United States. (ABC News)

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