Bang Shop LLCWarning conference Revocation warranted
This gun dealer was cited for 12 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning conference.
A warning conference is held when a licensee has significant or repeat violations. During the conference, an area supervisor offers the licensee specific guidance on how to achieve compliance.
The licensee was found eligible for revocation. The majority of licensees whose violations merit revocation under ATF guidelines ultimately receive a lesser penalty from an ATF director of industry operations.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Jan 1, 2024|
Compliance inspections are conducted by one or more ATF officers. After the lead investigator submits a recommendation, one or more ATF supervisors will review the inspection and either concur with or adjust the recommendation.
This page contains information about a single inspection conducted between 2015 and 2017. The ATF may have inspected this licensee before and/or after the inspection detailed here.
Officers spent a total of 104.5 hours conducting this inspection. 98 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning conference.
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This compliance investigation disclosed 12 violations and lnvestigato redacted ssued a report of violations. Investigato redacted violations of 27 CFR 478.124(e), 478.21(a), 478.124(c)(1), 478.124(c)(3)(i), 478.124(c)(3)(iv), 478.124(c)(4), 478.124(c 478.102(a), 478.124(a), 478.124(b), 478.129(b), and 478.126a. In summary, the licensee reported that he discontinued entering information into the acquisition and disposition record on or about September 30, 2015, while acquiring and disposing firearms after September 30, 2015; the licensee failed to timely and/or correctly record acquisition entries f redacted out of approximatel redacted cqusitions during the period of review (or an error rate of rate of 51.9%); failed to execute an ATF Form 4473 and/or conduc CS check f redacted rearms returned to a consignee; failed to obtain accurate information in the certification section for redacted out of redacted rms examined (or an error rate of 2.8%); failed to record any identification information o redacted o redacted orms (or an error rate of 0.7%); failed to record valid and complete identification information o redacted t o redacted orms examined (or an error rate of 1.1%); and failed to report the multiple disposition of handguns o redacted ccasions involvin redacted irearms These violations support and Investigator redacted ecommends revocation of the license.
This is the licensee's first compliance inspection since beginning business in 2014. The licensee was cited for twelve (12) violations of which one (1) violation rises to the level of revocation. The licensee stopped maintaining an acquisition and disposition ( A&D ) bound book on September 30, and continued to receive and sell firearms until April 11,2016, which is the date that the compliance inspection was initiated. This caused redacted firearms to be acquired and disposed without being entered into an A&D bound book record. There were a total redacted &D bound record discrepancies overall. However, all firearms on hand in the physical inventory were ultimately reconciled to the A&D bound book record and no firearms were reported missing. All other cited violations rise to the level of a warning letter only. Therefore, a DIO held WC and Recall Inspection is recommended in lieu of revocation. On 06/23/2016 the DIO concurred with the recommendation for a warning conference in lieu of revocation. On 06/24/2016 CFD Counsel and SAC concurred with a DIO held warning conference in lieu of revocation. On 06/28/2016 a warning conference invitation letter was mailed. On 07/19/2016 a warning conference was held at the Indianapolis Field Office II located in Indianapolis, IN. Representing the licensee was Mr. redacted Representing ATF was redacted DIO, redacted Are Supervisor, redacted Investigator and redacted Industry Operations Analyst. The licensee's past and current compliance inspections were discussed in detail. The licensee was warned that any future repeat violations could be considered willful and could result in the revocation of the license. On 07/22/2016 a warning conference follow-up letter was sent via certified, return receipt requested certified mail. On 07/27/2016 the return receipt for the follow-up letter was signed. Recommend Recall Inspection.
Concur with A redacted for alternate recommendation .
If an inspection uncovers regulatory violations, the licensee receives a report outlining these violations. This section lists the violations found in the inspection, as well as a general description of each offense. More details on the nature of the licensee's specific violations may be found in the report PDF.
This licensee was cited for 12 violations.
|1||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|2||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(1)||Failure to obtain a Form 4473 showing the transferee's name, sex, address, date and place of birth, and other required information. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(4)||Failure to record on Form 4473 the manufacturer, importer, type, model, caliber or gauge, and serial number of the firearm being transferred. 🔗|
|7||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|8||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|9||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|10||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|11||478.124(b)||Failure to maintain ordered records of all Forms 4473. 🔗|
|12||478.129(b)||Failure to retain Forms 4473 for the required duration of time. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »