Mystery Briton is key witness in Merchant of Death arms sting

Mystery Briton is key witness in Merchant of Death arms sting - Times, February 8, 2009
...Even before Bout's plane touched down, more than 50 Thai police, tipped off by the DEA, were staking out the Sofitel hotel where he had planned to meet his fake Farc clients. Amid the publicity that Bout's arrest attracted, Smulian's role went initially unnoticed. There were some reports that the Briton was also arrested in Bangkok, but other sources claim he was picked up later in New York...

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