Suspected European arms traffickers extradited from Montenegro to U.S.

February 26, 2015 11:19 PM

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three suspected arms traffickers from Europe pleaded not guilty on Thursday to U.S. charges that they conspired to sell military-grade weapons for use against Americans in Colombia.

Cristian Vintila and Virgil Flaviu Georgescu, both from Romania, and Massimo Romagnoli of Greece entered the pleas in New York federal court a day after being extradited from Montenegro, where they had been arrested in December.

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