I have an extremely hard time believing somebody like that would be able to obtain an automatic 1919 machine gun, and then also that they would transport it in the back seat of an suv. I could see somebody building one from a kit, but If you're going to smuggle something, wouldn't you try to hide it really well? Seriously, no criminal is dumb enough to say "I bet if I just throw a blanket over this three foot long machine gun, they'll never notice it sitting in the back seat". I could see them stashing it disassembled behind the seat in the cargo area, but assembled in the back seat? Smells fishier than a bass forgotten in a cooler for a week.