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Men accused of impersonating DHS agents hit with weapons charges

Arian Taherzadeh, sketch from detention hearing for the two men charged with impersonating DHS agents.Source: Bill HennessyTwo Washington, D.C., men accused of impersonating federal agents were hit with weapons charges Tuesday in a new grand jury indictment.The men, Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and 35-year-old Haider Ali, previously were charged in a criminal complaint in federal court in Washington with impersonating agents of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.CNBC PoliticsRead more of CNBC’s politics coverage:The indictment issued Tuesday includes those charges, but also charges Taherzadeh with two counts of unlawful possession of a large-capacity ammunition device, specifically magazines for Glock and Sig Sauer semiautomatic pistols.Ali was additionally indicted on one count of unlawful possession of a large-capacity ammunition feeding device, specifically a Glock magazine.Evidence photos regarding  Taherzadeh and Ali impersonating Federal Agents submitted by the D.O.J.Filing in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of ColumbiaCourtesy: U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia

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