Guns, Money And Attempted Murder: Divorce Case Shakes The Glock Firearms Empire | Talking Points Memo

One of the world’s biggest gun companies is at the center of a dramatic divorce case that involves allegations of an affair, a secretive network of international bank accounts, and even an attempted murder case. And last month, the battle over the Glock fortune landed in an American courtroom where the company’s founder is fighting attempts by his ex-wife and her attorneys to obtain documents detailing the firm’s finances.Gaston Glock Sr., 84, whose company makes handguns used by the majority of American police departments and millions of private gun owners, and his wife, Helga Glock, 77, were divorced in June 2011. He subsequently married Kathrin Tschikof, a woman more than 50 years his junior.

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