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West Virginia prohibits any person from knowingly soliciting, persuading, encouraging or enticing a firearms dealer or private firearms or ammunition seller to transfer a firearm or ammunition unlawfully.1 The state also penalizes anyone who willfully procures another to engage in such conduct.2

West Virginia has no other laws aimed at firearms trafficking.

 See our Trafficking & Straw Purchasing policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. W. Va. Code § 61-7-10(f).[]
  2. Id.[]