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(Un)friendly Fire at Glock

(Un)friendly Fire at Glock
Photograph by Mike Kemp/Corbis

Bloomberg Businessweek recently offered an unusual behind-the-scenes look at the family strife that’s raising questions about the future ownership and management of Glock, the world-famous Austrian pistol manufacturer. Now the legal shootout within Austrian’s wealthy Glock clan is getting more intense. The younger son of firearm magnate Gaston Glock has fired a warning round in the U.S. criminal proceedings against a former senior company executive convicted of embezzling from the elder Glock.

Whew. Let’s take a moment to recap the hostilities.