J & M Pawn LLCRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun pawnbroker was cited for 12 violations. The inspection resulted in revocation/denial of renewal.
A final disposition of revocation/denial of renewal means that ATF officials concluded the dealer must lose its license. This requires a determination that the licensee wilfully violated regulations or is otherwise ineligible to remain in business. The licensee will either have their license revoked after a specified period of time, or be unable to renew their license once it expires.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Pawnbroker 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 113 hours conducting this inspection. 187 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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Jefferson County compliance inspection focusing on awareness of possible straw purchases and trafficking of firearms.
The current inspection disclosed 12 violations of the Gun Control Act which warrants a recommendation of Revocation due to the licensee knowingly allowing an employee who was a prohibited person to have actual and constructive possession of firearms while knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the employee was a prohibited person. Revocation was also warranted due to the licensee failing to provide secure gun storage or safety devices to non-licensees acquiring used handguns. The licensee failed to properly maintain the acquisition and disposition record in redacted instances. redacted firearms were unaccounted for during the current inspection and reported on a Theft/Loss Report as missing inventory. Numerous violations were also disclosed on the ATF F 4473s . Overall, there were deficiencies noted on redacted of the 876 forms reviewed which is an error rate of 11%. There were redacted errors related to the certification section (5.6% error rate). The licensee failed to record any identification in redacted instances (.3% error rate). The licensee failed to record valid and complete identification in redacted instances (1.3% error rate). The licensee accepted a non-qualifying state permit as substitute for the NICS check in one instance. The licensee failed to complete a Multiple Handgun Sales Report in four instances. Jeff Issis (owner) knowingly allowed a prohibited employee named redacted to have actual and constructive possession of firearms. Jeff Issis stated redacted started working for him around 2009 but at a different work location. Jeff Issis stated redacted told him he was a prohibited person about two years ago. Jeff Issis stated redacted told him he was prohibited due to a redacted. Jeff lssis stated redacted started working at the FFL about one year ago. Jeff Issis stated redacted told him to call the ATF when he first started working at the FFL to ask if it was okay for him to work at the store but he didn't call the ATF. Jeff Issis stated redacted has not sold any firearms and the only time he touched firearms was when he helped with inventory during the current inspection. Jeff Issis acknowledged that redacted had physical possession of firearms during the current inspection and constructive possession of firearms during the past year. Jeff Issis stated he knew what he did was wrong. redacted was confirmed to having a redacted for which he received redacted. On 5-1-17, IOI redacted and ATF TFO redacted interviewed redacted who confirmed a lot of the information previously provided by Jeff Issis. redacted further stated he had previously handled firearms prior to IOI redacted inspection. redacted stated he would occasionally put a firearm on the shelf when people pawned firearms. redacted stated he would occasionally retrieve a firearm off the shelf when instructed to do so by Jeff Issis or his father. redacted stated he would occasionally print shipping labels for firearms in preparation for them to be shipped. Jeff Issis provided a false statement to IO redacted when he stated that the only time redacted touched firearms was when he helped with inventory during the current inspection. During the closing conference, Jeff Issis acknowledged that redacted occasionally handled firearms prior to IOI redacted inspection. Revocation recommended due to the willfulness of the violation. Six referrals were submitted primarily related to possible straw purchases . J & M Pawn, LLC was suspected of possibly engaging in straw purchase transactions, however this has not been proven. Jeff Issis has applied for a new Type 2 FFL under the name of JI Pawn, Inc. dba J & M Pawn. Jeff Issis submitted this new application which was received at the Licensing Center on 2-28-17. On 4-17-17, an assignment was created for IOI to conduct s Qualification Inspection on JI Pawn, Inc. dba J & M Pawn Type 2 FFL #4-61-07466 (Ul #775045-2017-0247-B1B). IOI redacted conducted this Qualification Inspection on 4-24-17. Jeff Issis is listed as the owner and sole responsible person on his current license Type 02 FFL # 4-61-04338 and the new application for Type 2 FFL # 4-61-07466. IOI redacted recommends to deny the new application as well due to the willfulness of the violations disclosed during the current inspection on Type 02 FFL # 4-61-04338.
FFL Compliance inspection conducted from 1/25/2017-5/1/2017. This is the FFLs first compliance inspection since obtaining an FFL in 2011. FFL was cited for 12 violations. Two violations rise to the level of revocation. 1. 27 CFR 478.99(c)-knowingly allowing a prohibited person to work in the pawnshop with job duties that regularly required the proh bited person to handle firearms. The prohibited employee’s role in the business put them actual and constructive possession of firearms on a regular basis. 2. 18 U.S.C. 922(z)(1) failure to provide secure gun storage or safety device to handgun transferees. Notice of Revocation sent on 7/17/2017. FFL did not request a hearing. Only requested 90 days to liquidate firearms inventory. FFL Revocation was final on 11/1/2017. Final Pll sent to the FFLC on 11/6/2017 to update FLS to show this FFL as revoked.
This is the licensee's first inspection, after a qualficiation inspection in June of 2011. The current inspection yielded 12 violations of the Gun Control Act . The licensee knowingly allowing an employee who was a proh bited person to have actual and constructive possession of firearms while knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the employee was a prohibited person. Additionally, the licensee failed to provide secure gun storage or safety devices to non-licensees acquiring used handguns. Addtionally, other ATF F 4473 , failure to complete/report a Multiple Handgun Sales Report and record of acquisition and disposition violations were disclosed, the licensee failed to conduct a background check ( NICS check) or obtain a valid state permit in redacted instance in violation. The lead IOI and Area Supervisor have recommneded revocation. The DIO concurrs.
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 12 violations.
|1||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|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)(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||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|9||478.131(a)(2)||Failure to retain a copy of a purchaser's permit or license for a background check-exempt transaction. 🔗|
|10||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|11||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
|12||18 USC 922(z)||Failure to provide a secure gun storage or safety device when selling or transferring a handgun. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »