In Maryland, a U.S. District Judge sentenced Ronnie Candelario to 41 months in prison for pleadings guilty to the possession of an unregistered fuel filter silencer. Following his release from prison, the Court sentenced Candelario to three years of supervised release.
Many readers might be wondering what exactly a fuel filter silencer is, I have included a video that shows how it works. By now many have heard or read about the different types of “do it yourself” suppressors. Gun owners have learned ways to make oil filter and flashlights suppress firearm noise. The latest trend is to use fuel filters now. One company has sold these products on Amazon, and the company even sells the filters as AR-15 suppressors.