Lorenz, Thomas E.
Liberty AceRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun manufacturer was cited for 10 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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||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 468 hours conducting this inspection. 850 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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CONDUCT FIREARMS DISPOSITION EMPHASIS INSPECTION FOR THIS TYPE 07 LICENSEE. REFER TO IO MANUAL, CHAPTER C, AND 2014 CLEVELAND GROUP III DOMAIN ASSESSMENT. CONDUCT 100% INVENTORY AND ATF FORM 4473 REVIEW UNLESS AUTHORIZED IN ADVANCE BY THE AREA SUPERVISOR AND DIO . THIS INSPECTION MUST BE COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 AS REQUIRED BY THE DOMAIN ASSESSMENT. PLEASE NOTE: THIS ASSIGNMENT WAS CARRIED OVER TO FY2015 AND ADDED TO THE FY2015 DOMAIN ASSESSMENT.
Re-evaluated recommendation made on 3/27/2015 for DIO Held WC ILO Revocation based on results of CE investigation stemming from Referral of Information 2015-0007. Based on results of CE interviews and false statements made by FFL Lorenz concerning redacted firearms belonging to redacted that were consigned to Lorenz pursuant to a Court Order, Revocation is recommended. DAD redacted concurred with recommendation to Revoke license on 6/11/2015. Revocation hearing held on 9/9/2015 and continued on 11/17/2015. HO report received 12/28/2015. I have concluded that FFL Lorenz has willfully violated the provisions of the GCA . Final Notice of Revocation issued via certified mail on 2/11/2015.
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 10 violations.
|1||478.123(a)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of firearms manufactured or acquired. 🔗|
|2||478.123(d)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
|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. 🔗|
|7||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|8||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|9||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
|10||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »