Carty, Timothy Allen
Carty EnterprisesWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 11 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||Manufacturer of firearms|
|Expiry||Mar 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 85 hours conducting this inspection. 275 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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M&l inspection. Conduct with Ul: 779025-2016-0392, Type-08 qualification.
ALTERNATE RECOMMENDATION : Viol WL ONLY and Recall Inspection The inspection meets the standard for AREA SUPERVISOR WARNING CONFERENCE under the Administrative Action Policy and Procedures for the licensee's failure to execute a Form 4473 - Area Supervisor Warning Conference at Sec. d.(4)(c). On one (1) occasion the licensee conducted a NICS check and documented the NTN in the A&D record although he did not complete a Form 4473 for the transfer. Additional violations include: failure to maintain an accurate and complete A&D Record with an error rate of 8.2% on acquisitions and 72.3% on dispositions, failure to obtain and complete all information required on the Form 4473, failure to record complete NICS information on^ Form 4473s, failure to keep Form 4473s in numerical, chronological or numerical order, failure to complete Form 3310.4 on redacted occasions, failure to wait the require three business days to transfer a firearm after receiving a delayed response from NICS on redacted (The transferees were not prohibited), failure to record identification documentation of the transferee on the Form 447 redacted occasions. These violation meet the standard for Warning Letter or did not rise to the level of adverse action. JUSTIFICATION FOR ALTERNATE: The licensee is a low volume dealer who acquired/disposed of approximately 15 firearm during the previous 12 months and had only 2 firearms in inventory at the time of the inspection. This is the licensee's first compliance inspection. There were no thefts/losses or traces reported in the previous 12 months. Licensee readily admitted responsibility for the errors and completed corrective action immediately.
ALTERNATE RECOMMENDATION : WARNING LETTER - RECALL The inspection meets the standard for a Warning Conference under the current Administrative Action Policy, ATF O 5370.1 C (Z'21/2017). The licensee failed to execute a F4473 - WC at Sec. 6.d.(4)(c). Additional violations included redacted A&D discrepancies (8% and 72 %, respectively) - WL at Sec 6,c.(1) & (2); and failure to record valid/complete buyer ID (15%)-WL at Sec. 6.c.(4). Additional form violations do not rise to the level of administrative action. JUSTIFICATION FOR ALTERNATE: The violations did not negatively affect public safety or traceability. The licensee is a low-volume, part-time home dealer who completed less than 20 acquisition/dispositions in the past year. The licensee is not actively manufacturing. This was his first compliance inspection. The licensee was receptive to the corrective action. No losses or traces were reported. A recall inspection would be conducted in conjunction with and inspection of the licensee’s recently acquired Type-08 FFL . AS review: 4/21 /17 Sent to DIO : 4/21/17 DIOconcures: 4/21/17 Warning Letter sent: 4/24/17 Recall staged: 4/24/17 PI I sent: 4/24/17
Concur with alternate for warning letter.
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 11 violations.
|1||478.123(a)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of firearms manufactured or acquired. 🔗|
|2||478.123(d)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
|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)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|7||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|8||478.124(b)||Failure to maintain ordered records of all Forms 4473. 🔗|
|9||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|10||478.102(a)(2)(ii)||Transferring a firearm before three business days have elapsed from the date that the licensee contacted NICS. 🔗|
|11||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »