Clark, Thomas WWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 4 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.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
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 30 hours conducting this inspection. -304 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Jefferson County compliance inspection focusing on awareness of possible straw purchases and trafficking of firearms. Please have FLS indicate licensee name on choose licensee page.
On 01/09/2017, Senior Industry Operations Investigator redacted commenced an unannounced compliance inspection at the business premises of Federal Firearms Licensee ( FFL ) Thomas W. Clark. See attached narrative for full details. Licensee was cited for 4 violations of the Gun Control Act (GCA). The inspection period covered the entire timeframe since the last inspection (5/11/2011 through 1/8/2017) due to the licensee’s extremely low volume of firearms sales and transfers. During the inspection period, licensee acquired and disposed o|j|| firearms. A&D Record Book violations included redacted instances of failure to timely and/or correctly record acquisitions (42.3% error rate) and| instances of failure to timely and/or correctly record disposition entries (19.2% error rate). Though the error percentage for the inspection period rises to the level of Warning Conference, Investigator B believes that issuance of a Warning Letter would be appropriate. Both Mr. Clark and Mr. Just stated that they better stand the regulatory requirements and the importance of maintaining accurate and complete firearms records, including the requirement that Mr. Clark record his own name and residence address in the disposition section of the A&D Record Book. Mr. Clark and Mr. Just both stated that they would make a more concerted effort to maintain the required records in the appropriate manner in the future. Also recommend the FFLC amend the Search Results main screen to display the licensee name. The licensee name fields are blank for responsible person and applicant.
Alt. recommendation from WC to WL and Recall due to low volume dealer and 100% review from 2011 to present. WL mailed on 1/25/2017. Recall will be conducted in FY 2018. Owner not available due to out of town in Florida for winter. All correctable violations have been corrected.
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 4 violations.
|1||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|2||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. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »