New York (AP) - Officials say a
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sting operation came weeks after a
Officials told The New York Times that undercover investigators were able to buy guns even after telling sellers they probably couldn't pass background checks.
Bloomberg is scheduled to show an undercover video on Monday of illegal firearms sales at the
The sting was part of the Bloomberg administration's effort to crack down on illegal gun sales nationwide.
Bloomberg last week urged Congress to make sure the system for background checks on firearms purchases includes the names of everyone prohibited from buying weapons.