Bestway Pawn Mart, Inc.Warning letter
This gun pawnbroker was cited for 8 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning letter.
A warning letter is the least severe action the ATF can take against a licensee with compliance issues. The letter advises the licensee to comply with regulations.
|Type||Pawnbroker in firearms|
|Expiry||Jun 1, 2022|
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 331.25 hours conducting this inspection. 281 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct an onsite recall inspection to determine if the licensee is operating in compliance with applicable Federal Firearms laws and regulations. Advise the licensee of all pertinent laws and regulations.
IOI redacted recommends a Warning Conference, the issuance of the Report of Violations, Warning Letter and Recall Inspection for the following: Bestway Pawn Mart, Inc. has received a Warning Letter for the previous inspection (2014). There are (4) repeat violations from previous inspections and (4) additional violations for this inspection. 1. 27 CFR 478.21(a) Forms Prescribed The licensee accepted and/or failed to accurately complete the (2012) Firearms Transaction Records (ATF Forms 4473 ). 2. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(1) Firearms Transaction Record (Repeat Violation 2014 & 2006) The licensee accepted the Firearms Transaction Records (2012 & 2016 ATF Forms 4473) with blank or incomplete responses by the transferee. 3. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(i) Firearms Transaction Record (Repeat of Violation 2014 & 2006) The licensee failed to accurately record the transferee’s identification on the Firearms Transaction Records(2012 & 2016 ATF Forms 4473) 4. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(iii) Firearms Transaction Record The licensee failed to obtain the required documentation showing an exception to the nonimmigrant visa prohibition on the Firearms Transaction Records (2012 ATF Forms 4473). 5. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(iv) Firearms Transaction Record (Repeat of Violation 2014) The licensee failed to record complete and accurate NICS information in (Items #21a, Items #21b, Items #21c and/or Items #21d) on the Firearms Transaction Records (2012 ATF Forms 4473). (Items #19a, Items #19b, Items #19c and/or Items #19d) on the Firearms Transaction Records (2016 ATF Forms 4473). 6. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(4) Firearms Transaction Record The licensee failed to properly record the required firearm information (Items #26, 27, 29 & 30) (Items #24, 25, 26, 27, & 28) on the Firearms Transaction Records (2012 ATF Forms 4473). 7. 27 CFR 478.124(c)(5) Firearms Transaction Record The licensee failed to record both the transferor’s/seller's signature (item #34) and the date the firearm was transferred (item #36) on the Firearms Transaction Records (2012 ATF Forms 4473). 8. 27 CFR 478.125(e) Records Maintained by Dealers (Repeat of Violation 2014) The licensee failed to accurately record the acquisition or disposition of firearms in the A & D record. A review of the FLS database disclosed errors in personal information. The following corrections need be made to FLS are as follows 1. Correct the Titles for all four Responsible Persons (RP) for the business are: Walter Mabry- Owner/Director Edith Mabry- Owner/Director Timothy Mabry- President/Vice President/Chairman/Director Dianne Mabry (Timothy’s wife)- Secretary/Treasurer/Director 2. Correct the home address for Timothy and Dianne Mabry to read: redacted
An inspection was conducted to determine if the licensee is operating in compliance with Federal Firearms Laws and regulations. The inspection disclosed violations concerning failing to obtain properly completed ATF F 4473 and failing to maintain an accurate Acquisition and Disposition Record. Recommend issuance of a Warning letter to the licensee. The licensee's records have improved since the last inspection and the licensee corrected the records at the time of the inspection. No firearms were reported as missing as a result of the inspection.
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 8 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||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. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(iii)||Failure to obtain required documentation showing an exception to the prohibition on transfers to nonimmigrant aliens. 🔗|
|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||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »