Copes, Oscar C.Warning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 6 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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||Manufacturer of 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 20.5 hours conducting this inspection. 116 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Firearms compliance inspection (manufacturer).
On November 19, 2015, ATF Investigator redacted initiated a firearms compliance inspection on redacted. The inspection covered the period of November 19, 2014 through November 18, 2015; however, all A&D Records were reviewed from the beginning of the business (2011). A closing conference was conducted on November 20, 2015. Six violations were disclosed during this inspection. It is recommended that the licensee receive a Warning Letter only with a recall inspection .
Concur with alternate recommendation . First inspection, FFL is a MIP and we will reinspect in 5 years.
The DIO has reviewed the report and supporting documentation associated with this investigation and he concurs with the alternate recommendation of warning letter in lieu of a warning conference. This licensee is a low volume dealer and this was his firat firearms compliance inspection since he first received his FFL back in 2011. The IOI believes that this licensee understands the violations that were cited and that he will ensure future compliance. The DIO does recommend a recal inspection since the cited violations could have resulted in a warning conference.
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 6 violations.
|1||478.123(d)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
|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)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »