Purchasing a Gun Privately May Be Easier Than You Think

Mariana Van Zeller goes undercover to purchase a gun in a shopping center parking lot.
2:15 | 07/16/13

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And now an investigation delivers startling proof how easy it is to get big weapons in america. Some of them the kind used to topple governments, to take town concrete walls. Reporter: For our first target we a high, an ak 47. I'll punch it in under key words and see what comes up. Hi nick, I'm calling about the ad. Is it still for sale? Yes, its. I have $750 in cash. Would you agree to that? Yes, I can do that. Can we meet now? Cool, thanks so much. Reporter: Now I'm heading to a fast food parking lot to make a cash deal for an assault rifle. How are you doing? Hi. Thank you. This is good to go, $750? Yep. All right. Reporter: If it's that easy to buy an ak 47 from a fast food parking lot we need to aim bigger. We're going to try to buy a 50 caliber sniper rifle, a weapon so powerful that the u.S. Military uses it to penetrate concrete walls and pierce steel. It's a gun that could do an unthinkable amount of damage if it fell into the wrong hands. So from here should be about three to five minutes to his house. Reporter: We found someone who claims to be selling one in just a couple of minutes online. How are you guys doing? Thank you so much for meeting me. Hi, how are you? This round right here, $15 apiece. You get 11 boxes with 12 rounds apiece. You have a lot of fire power to start your own war. What did he say? You have enough fire power to start your own war. Reporter: It's a war gun. It's a war gun. All you need is a finger to pull the trigger. Again, mariana vanzella, you can see more of her report on

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