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NEW! Dragon Skin eBay vest under investigation!

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posted on May, 3 2008 @ 07:18 PM
Check this out!

KSEE 24 News Exclusive Report
“Dragon Skin” body armor still isn't approved for use by U.S. troops, but a man in Boston got his hands on one vest, thanks to the on-line shopping site: eBay.

Tonight: the government wants that piece of Fresno made body armor back.

When we brought this story to you in February, the U.S. government denied any federal investigation was underway and that any and all tested body armor had been accounted for.

Now, what we assumed back then may be true today.

Evidence shows: a federal investigation tracing that piece of “Dragon Skin” was underway.

"I decided I was also gonna do a nine month tour, started shopping for the normal equipment, a satellite phone, a tough book, and of course body armor,” said Richard Warren.

Leading him to the online marketplace eBay.

That's where Boston resident Richard Warren says he purchased his "Dragon Skin" body armor from a man by the name of David Bronson, who according to Warren had served two tours in Iraq with the United States Army.

Click here for the full story

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posted on May, 3 2008 @ 07:26 PM
Very interesting news, thanks for posting this find. Will belooking forward to seeing any developments that come about on the story. I wonder if any follow ups will be done, or if they plan on letting this slip away.

posted on May, 3 2008 @ 07:28 PM
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I'm sure this will be followed up. This is the same station that aired the first story on the "Dragon Skin" Vest for sale on eBay.

The video link is great! I can't beleive this.

posted on May, 3 2008 @ 07:32 PM
I watched the Future Weapons episode where they shot the crap out of a vest, then blew it up with a frag grenade. It barely blew of a few layers. That was after minimal damage from varied calibers, the fragmentation didnt even penetrate the inner most lining of the front.

The video fo that is awsome, I suggest watching if havn't seen it.

posted on May, 3 2008 @ 07:53 PM
Obviously this Vest of Dragon Skin is +200 bad luck.

no question about it.


posted on May, 3 2008 @ 08:41 PM
You would think that equipment like that would have been chipped!

Hell, people put trackers on their bikes nowadays.

posted on May, 3 2008 @ 08:58 PM
It said that the FBI is coming to pick that thing up. Yep. I'd say that it's pretty important.

posted on May, 3 2008 @ 10:02 PM
at a slight tangent :

one has to question the sanity of a bloke who buys such a vest off EBAY of all places - with such shoddy provenance - and actually expected to use it

what recourse did he [ or more likley his surviving next of kin ] hope to receive if it had failed in the feild ?


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