Ace HardwareWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 9 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||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Jul 1, 2023|
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 112 hours conducting this inspection. 76 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct a DE compliance inspection. Determine if change of control has occurred and ensure accurate reporting of responsible persons .
Failure to report redacted multiple sale transactions merits consideration of a Warning Conference however the reports were completed for these transactions and the error was in following through with proper submission procedures. The process has since been addressed. A Warning Letter and recall is appropriate. This alternate recommendation is approved by Acting DIO redacted on 8/4/16.
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 9 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||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. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||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. 🔗|
|6||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
|7||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|8||478.129(b)||Failure to retain Forms 4473 for the required duration of time. 🔗|
|9||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »