Cunha, William CSurrendered/out of business
This gun dealer was cited for 3 violations. The inspection resulted in surrendered/out of business.
Licensees may opt to voluntary surrender their license and go out of business rather than face a penalty from the ATF. This outcome can occur regardless of the severity of the penalty faced by the licensee.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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 39.5 hours conducting this inspection. 294 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of surrendered/out of business.
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Please conduct a full scope firearms compliance inspection of this Type 01 FFL . During initial review of this assignment please ensure the shared drive is reviewed for any additional variance approvals, correspondences, etc. that are not located in the file. Zoning - Please utilize the Shared Zoning Folder for all zoning information. If a location needs added, deleted or amended/updated, please do so to ensure we maintain an accurate and up to date database.
IOI redacted made several attempts to contact Licensee William C. Cunha in regards to this Type 01, Dealer of Firearms license (3-36-02686) and a Type 06, Manufacturer of Ammunition license (3-36-02687). The licensee signed for a certified letter sent to the licensee's mailing address which stated an inspection had been scheduled and to contact ATF if unavailable on such date. No contact was made and inspection disclosed the licensed premise had been sold. A cease and desist letter was then sent to the license's same mailing address, and has been available for pickup since November 16, 2015. See Narrative, Report of Violations and Exhibits for further details.
Concur with recommendation of Revocation. FFL has been flagged to not renew without contacting the Area Office. FFL did not submit a renewal application and the license expired prior to a Notice of Revocation/Denial being issued.
DIO Concurs with recommendation for revocation. FFL has sold the licensed premises and is unresponsive to all attempts to make contact. The FFL has signed for one certified letter, and received it. However, additional certified mailings remain in the post office box without pick up. Furthermore, the licensed premises was sold the year before the FFL submitted the application for renewal utilizing the same address. The new owner was not familiar with the licensee or his company.
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 3 violations.
|1||478.23(b)||Failure to grant an ATF officer entry or access to the premises during business hours. 🔗|
|2||478.52(a)||Failure by a licensee to file an Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License within 30 days before moving the business to a location. 🔗|
|3||478.128(a)||False statement or representation by a person when applying for a license. This carries a maximum penalty of a $5,000 fine and/or five years imprisonment. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »